Well baby/child check-ups and physicals
|DTaP||Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis vaccines|
|Hep A||Hepatitis A vaccine|
|Hep B||Hepatitis B vaccine|
|Hib||Hemophilus influenza type b vaccine|
|MMR||Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine|
Before your child's check-up or physical visit, please read the vaccine information statements (VIS) listed for your child's age, so that Dr. Huang can answer your questions about the vaccines.
Be sure to bring your child's vaccination card to the visit so that we can update your child's vaccine information.
Each vaccine below is linked to its information statement for viewing and printing (free PDF viewer required).
Additionally, Influenza (flu) vaccine is given in the fall, starting in late August to children 6 months and older. Children who are younger than 9 years old require two doses at a 1 month interval, if this is the first time they have gotten the flu shot.
|2-3 days after discharge from the nursery||Baby's first office visit|
|2 months||DTaP, IPV, Hep B, Hib, Prevnar, Rotavirus vaccine|
|4 months||DTaP, IPV, Hib, Prevnar, Rotavirus vaccine, Hep B (if first dose of Hep B vaccine was not given in the nursery)|
|6 months||DTaP, Hib, Prevnar, Rotavirus vaccine|
|8 months||Hep B|
|10 months||Hemoglobin (Hb) test for anemia|
|12 months||MMR, Varicella, Hib, Prevnar, Hep A, Lead level, tuberculosis (TB) test PPD|
|18 months||DTaP, IPV, Hep A|
|2 years||Hb, Lead level, tuberculosis (TB) test PPD|
|3 years||Hb, Urinalysis, Vision, Hearing test|
|4 years||DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella, Hb, Urinalysis, Vision, Hearing test|
|5 years||DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella (if not already immunized at 4 years old), Hb, Urinalysis, tuberculosis (TB) test PPD, Vision, Hearing test|
|After 5 years||Yearly physical examinations|
|9 years||HPV-9 (Human Papilloma Virus vaccine) is now given to both boys and girls between 9 to 26 years old. It requires three doses all together. The second dose 2 months later, and the third dose 4 months after that.|
|11 years||Menactra (Meningococcal vaccine)|
|16 years||Tdap, Menactra (Meningococcal vaccine), Meningococcal B vaccine|
Fill out your forms in advance and have records sent to the office early. You'll save time at the office.
Schedule appointments for your young children in the morning to avoid the after-school rush.