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

Routine Vaccine and Lab Test Schedule

10 days**    
1 month    
2 month   Pediarix (DTaP-IPV-Hep B), Hib, Prevnar (PCV-15), Rotavirus
4 month   Pediarix (DTaP-IPV-Hep B), Hib, Prevnar (PCV-15), Rotavirus, 
6 month   Pediarix (DTaP-IPV-Hep B), Prevnar (PCV-15)
9 month   Hgb
12 month   Lead, Varivax, Hep A, MMR
15 month   Hib, Prevnar (PCV-15)
18 month   DTaP, Hep A, Hgb
24 month   Lead
30 month    
3 years   MMR
4 years Hearing/Vision Screen Kinrix (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 Boostrix (Tdap), Hgb
11 years Hearing/Vision Screen Menveo (MCV4), 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 Menveo (MCV4) Td, 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


Td Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoid (adult) [vaccine]
DTaP (Kinrix) 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]
IPV  (Kinrix) (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-15 (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.


**Pleae note the "10 days" visit is not considered a "Well Child Care" appointment in regards to insurance billing, it is billed as an office visit.  This is due to how insurance companies view the health care maintenance schedule.

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

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

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Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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