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Check-ups & Vaccines Schedule

Checkups and vaccines from Roswell Pediatric Center

Seeing children and parents at regular intervals is important in maintaining your child's health, evaluating growth and development, discussing safety, nutrition and behavior, and answering questions.

Immunizations are an integral part of preventing serious diseases. We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for the timing of these vaccinations. Vaccines are safe and effective.

RPC's Vaccine Statement

Schedule

Age Vaccines Test
Birth Hep B  
Newborn
(3 - 5 days old)
none  
2 Weeks Hep B (if not already given at the hospital)  
2 Months Pentacel (DTaP, HIB, IPV), Hep B, Prevnar, Rotavirus  
4 Months Pentacel (DTaP, HIB, IPV), Prevnar, Rotavirus  
6 Months Pentacel (DTaP, HIB, IPV), Prevnar, Rotavirus Vision, Developmental Screening
9 Months Hep B Developmental Screening
12 Months MMR, Varicella, Hep A Hemoglobin, Developmental Screening
15 Months Pentacel (DTaP, HIB, IPV), Prevnar Developmental Screening
18 Months Hep A Vision, MCHAT, Developmental Screening
2 Years Hep A (if not given at 18mo) OAE, Cholesterol (if high risk), MCHAT, Developmental Screening
30 Months   Developmental Screening
3 Years   OAE, Vision, Developmental Screening
4 Years DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella Vision, Hearing
5 Years DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella 
(if not given at 4 year check up)
Hemoglobin, Urinalysis, Vision, Hearing
6 Years   Vision, Hearing
7 Years    
8 Years   Vision, Hearing
9 Years    
10 Years   Vision, Hearing
11 Years Menactra, Tdap, HPV  
12 Years   Vision, Hearing, Depression Screening
13 Years   Depression Screening
14 Years   Vision, Depression Screening, Teenage Questionnaire
15 Years   Hearing, Depression Screening, Teenage Questionnaire
16 Years Menactra booster Vision, Depression Screening, Teenage Questionnaire
17 Years Bexsero, Menactra booster (if not given at 16y) Depression Screening, Teenage Questionnaire
18 Years Bexsero (if not given at 17y), Menactra booster (if not given at 16-17y) Vision, Hearing, Depression Screening, Teenage Questionnaire
19 Years   Depression Screening, Teenage Questionnaire  
20 Years   Vision, Depression Screening  
12-21 Years HPV, Menactra Hemoglobin, Cholesterol, Urinalysis, Vision, Hearing, Age Appropriate Screening Questionnaires

After the 5 year booster, a tetanus shot is recommended at 10-12 years of age. However, if your child sustains an open or penetrating wound and more than five years have elapsed since the last booster, an additional booster may be needed. Please call our office for advice.

Immunizations

  1. Vaccine-Preventable Disease E-book - comprehensive guide by Every Child By Two
  2. Recommended (CDC) Immunization Schedule
  3. Vaccine Controversies
    1. Too Many Too Soon?
    2. Are Vaccine Ingredients Safe?
    3. Vaccines and Autism
  4. Vaccine Information
    1. ECBT (Every Child By Two)
    2. The Vaccine Education Center (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
    3. The CDC Vaccine Site
    4. Chart of Contraindications and Precautions to commonly used vaccines
    5. Conditions Commonly Perceived as Contraindications to Vaccinations
    6. Vaccine Ingredient Guide
    7. HPV Vaccine for teens
  5. Roswell Pediatrics' Vaccine Position Statement

Vaccines

Vaccines are safe and effective.

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For more information about a specific vaccine, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website by choosing a vaccine below.

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