Well baby/child check-ups and physicals

Abbreviation Name
DTaP Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis vaccines
Hb Hemoglobin test
Hep B Hepatitis B vaccine
Hib Hemophilus influenza type b vaccine
IPV Polio vaccine
MMR Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine
Prevnar Pneumococcal 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.

Schedule

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.

Age Usual visit
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
9 months Hep B, 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
9 years HPV (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 Tdap, Menactra (Meningococcal vaccine)

Tips

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.

Short on time? Schedule the first appointment of the morning or afternoon.