Recommended Health Maintenance Schedule

At each visit, a developmental appraisal, interval history, and complete physical examination (including height and weight) are done. In addition, the following special procedures, laboratory tests or immunizations are performed.

Note: Problems encountered during the routine screening exam are evaluated in-depth, usually at a separate visit.

Vaccination Information:


KEY:

Td Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoid (adult) [vaccine]
DTaP Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis [vaccine]
Tdap Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis (adult) [vaccine]
Hep A Hepatitis A [vaccine]
GC/Chl Urethritis/STD screen for GC & Chlamydia
Hgb Hemoglobin (Blood Count)
Hep B (HBV) Hepatitis B [vaccine]
Hib Vaccine against Hemophilus Meningitis, a cause of meningitis [vaccine]
HPV* Human Papillomavirus [vaccine]
(Routine for girls/young women; recommended for boys/young men)
IPV (Injectable Salk) Polio [vaccine]
MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella [vaccine]
Mn Vaccine against Meningococcus, a cause of meningitis [vaccine]
Pap* Papanicolou smear – gynecologic screening for cervical disease (young women only)
Pb Lead screening blood test
PCV-13 (Prevnar) Vaccine against Pneumococcus, a cause of Meningitis [vaccine]
Pn Vaccine against Pneumococcal Meningitis
PPD Mantoux tuberculosis test
Rotavirus Rotavirus [vaccine]
Tdap Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis [vaccine]
Varicella Chicken Pox [vaccine]

Reminder: Vaccine combinations and names change periodically. These were accurate on the date of publication.


10 days    
1 month    
2 month   Pediarix (DTaP-IPV-Hep B), Hib, Prevnar (PCV-13), Rotavirus
4 month   Pediarix (DTaP-IPV-Hep B), Hib, Prevnar (PCV-13), Rotavirus, 
6 month   Pediarix (DTaP-IPV-Hep B), Hib, Prevnar (PCV-13), Rotavirus
9 month   Hgb
12 month   Lead, Varivax, Hep A
15 month   MMR, Hib, Prevnar (PCV-13)
18 month   DTaP, Hep A, Hgb
24 month   Lead
30 month    
3 years    MMR
4 years Hearing/Vision Screen DTaP, IPV, Varivax, Hgb
5 years Hearing/Vision Screen  
6 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb
7 years Hearing/Vision Screen  
8 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb
9 years Hearing/Vision Screen  
10 years Hearing/Vision Screen Tdap, Hgb
11 years Hearing/Vision Screen Mn, Hgb*, HPV
12 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb, HPV
13 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb*, HPV
14 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb
15 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb*
16 years Hearing/Vision Screen Td, Mn, Hgb, GC/Chl
17 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb*, GC/Chl
18 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb/Hct, GC/Chl
19 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb*, GC/Chl
20 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb, GC/Chl
21 years Hearing/Vision Screen Td, Hgb*, GC/Chl, PAP*
22 years Hearing/Vision Screen Hgb*, GC/Chl

Essex Office One Wildwood Medical Center
35 Saybrook Road
Essex, CT 06426
Tel: 860.767.0168

Hours:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm M-F
8:30 am to noon Saturday


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Available in Our Essex
Office

Hours:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm M-F
Noon to 8:00 pm Saturday
11:00 am to 7:00 pm Sunday & Holidays

Old Saybrook Office 30 Elm Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Tel: 860.388.4545

Hours:
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