5 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral assessment.
Immunizations*: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP/TDaP); Polio (IPV); Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR); Chickenpox (Varicella); Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check; Fluoride varnish.


6 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral assessment.
Immunizations: Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


7 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral assessment.
Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


8 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral assessment.
Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


9 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral assessment.
Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


10 YEARS

Examinations: Physical examination; Weight and height; Blood pressure; Body mass index (BMI); Vision; Hearing; Health questionnaire; Developmental/behavioral assessment.
Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Tdap)**; Influenza†.
Oral health: Oral health check.


*Pre-kindergarten immunizations may be completed between ages 4-6.

**Tdap: Children ages 7-10 who were not fully immunized with DTaP should receive a single dose of Tdap vaccine to catch-up to the schedule. This child should then receive a Td dose every 10 years and does not need a Tdap dose at their 11-12 year clinic visit.

†Once a year during flu season.

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