The following is a list of the recommended examination and vaccine schedule used by our office.
Birth (In hospital)....................Hepatitis B 2-3 Days after Discharge.....Newborn Exam 2 Week.........Exam Only 1 Month........Exam, Hepatitis B 2 Month........Exam, DTaP, Hib, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq 4 Month........Exam, DTaP, Hib, IPV, Prevnar, Rotateq 6 Month........Exam, DTaP, Hib, Prevnar, Rotateq, CBC (Complete Blood Count) 9 Month........Exam, Hepatitis B, Developmental Screening 12 Month......Exam, MMR, Varivax, CBC 15 Month......Exam, Hib, Hepatitis A 18 Month......Exam, DTaP, IPV, Hepatitis A, CBC, Developmental & Autism Screenings 24 Month......Exam, Autism Screening
30 Month......Exam, Developmental Screening 3 Year.........Exam, CBC, Urinalysis 4 Year.........Exam, CBC, Urinalysis, Hearing & Vision, DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varivax 5 Year.........Exam, CBC, Urinalysis, Hearing & Vision, DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varivax (Vaccines given if not completed at 4 year visit.) 6-25 Years.......Exam, CBC, Urinalysis, Hearing & Vision as indicated, Vaccines as indicated
A Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) screening is conducted annually on our patients beginning at age six months through 8 years. The purpose of this test is the early detection of any abnormalities in your child's vision. We will provide you with further details regarding this non-invasive procedure when you arrive for your physical exam. You may also visit www.Diopsys.com to learn more.
Prevnar-13 (Pneumococcal Vaccine): This booster vaccine is required by the state of Georgia for all children under the age of 5.
TDaP-(Tetanus, Diphtheria, & Pertussis Vaccine): This vaccine is recommended for children 10 years of age and older. Due to an increase in diagnosed Pertussis (Whooping Cough) cases, this booster is required for school attendance.
Varivax-(The Chicken Pox Vaccine): A booster is required if not received between 4 and 6 years of age.
Menactra-(MeningococcalVaccine): This vaccine is recommended for children 11 years of age and older.
*PAJC offers the Meningococcal B (MenB)Vaccine for interested teens and especially those living in community housing (dormatories, etc). Talk with your doctor about this vaccine.
We do administer the HPV (Human Papillomavirusvaccine) to both our female and male patients; please discuss any concerns about this vaccine with your child's physician. This vaccine is given in a series 2 or 3 doses based on the age of the patient.
Click here to download important vaccine information which may answer any questions you have concerning a particular vaccine.
In order to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities, you child may need a completed Physical Examination Form. Please click here to download the form. Complete the questionnaire and return the form to our office. There is a $10 fee for most forms. Our office will contact you within 24 to 48 hours for the collection of your child's form.
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