Years 11-19+ exam and immunization schedule
Pediatric medicine is not just for babies. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota welcomes patients throughout their college years or through age 23. Our clinicians keep up-to-date with adolescent issues including pubertal development, acne, gynecology, depression and adjustment concerns. We have dedicated adolescent clinic on our Minneapolis campus.
*Chickenbox (Varicella): 2 doses of if not previously given and no history of acquired disease.
**Tdap: Teens 13 through 18 years old who missed the Tdap dose or received Td only at 11 or 12 years old should receive 1 dose of Tdap.
***MCV: Teens who received the 1st dose of MCV4 at 11 or 12 years old should receive a booster dose at 16 years old. Teens who received the 1st dose at 13 through 15 years old should receive a booster dose at 16 through 18 years old. If the 1st dose was given at 16 years or older, a booster dose is not needed.
†Influenza: Once a year during flu season.
‡HPV: 2 doses given typically 6 months apart at 11-12 year old adolescent well child visit (may be started as early as 9 years old). If first dose given on or after 15th birthday (and through age 26), 3 doses are given.