Iowa Specialty Hospital

Preventative Health: Age 5 - 19

September 28, 2017

Group of teenagers at schoolYour health is your most important asset. All aspects of your life can be affected by good or poor health.

Preventative healthcare is the best way to assure you live a long, healthy and fulfilling life. It’s also a great way to reduce medical costs down the road for unexpected medical concerns that could have been identified through routine screenings and check-ups.

To keep you and your loved ones healthy and active, we’ve put together the following checklist for children, pre-teens, and teenagers!


Children & Pre-Teen (Age 5 – 12)

☐ Dtap – Diptheria, tetanus, acellular and pertussis (once, booster every 10 years)

☐ Flu shot (annually) – Schedule Now!

☐ Meningococcal vaccination (first dose)

☐ Male HPV vaccination (3 times)

☐ Female HPV vaccination (3 times between age 12-26)

☐ Annual well check


Teens (Age 13 – 19)

☐ Meningococcal vaccination (second dose)

☐ Age 18 or if sexually active, STD tests including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis *

☐ Flu shot (annually) – Schedule Now!

☐ Male HPV vaccination (if not previously vaccinated)

☐ Female HPV vaccination (if not previously vaccinated)

☐ MMR – measles, mumps and rubella vaccination (1 -2 times between 19 - 65)

☐ Annual well check


For you and your family’s healthcare needs and appointments, call 844-474-4321,


*Not a routine screening, but available upon request and recommended if sexually active.

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