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A Vaccination and Screening Timeline

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Children

4 months
(first-dose vaccinations)

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Polio (IPV)
  • Haemophilus influenza (Hib)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Pneumococcal (PCV)
  • Rotavirus (Rota)

(second-dose vaccinations)

  • Tdap
  • IPV
  • Hib
  • PCV
  • Hep B
  • Rota

6 months
(third-dose vaccinations)

  • Tdap
  • IPV
  • Hib
  • PCV
  • Hep B
  • Rota

6-18 months
(third-dose vaccinations)

  • IPV

12-15 months

  • Measles-mumps-rubella
  • (MMR-first dose)
  • Hib (fourth dose)
  • PCV (fourth dose)
  • Varicella zoster virus

15 months
(fourth-dose vaccinations)

  • Tdap

4-6 years

  • Tdap(fifth dose)
  • IPV(fourth dose)
  • MMR (second dose)
  • Varicella

11 years and older

  • Tdap (sixth dose)
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV 3 doses)
  • Meningococcal (MCV4)

Men

— 18-39 —

  • Monthly self-exam of testicles, skin, mouth and breasts to check for abnormalities that may indicate cancer
  • Annual blood pressure check
  • Annual rectal exam to check for hemorrhoids, colon cancer and prostate cancer
  • Complete physical examination every three years
  • Blood test and urinalysis every three years to check for various conditions, such as cholesterol, diabetes, kidney dysfunction or thyroid dysfunction
  • TB skin test every five years
  • Tetanus booster every 10 years

— 40-49 —

  • Monthly self-exam of testicles,skin, mouth and breasts
  • Annual blood pressure check
  • Annual rectal exam
  • Complete physical exam every two years
  • Blood test and urinalysis every two yearsElectrocardiogram (EKG) every four years to screen for heart abnormalities
  • TB skin test every five years
  • Tetanus booster every 10 years

— 50 and older —

  • Monthly self-exam of testicles, skin, mouth and breasts
  • Annual physical exam
  • Annual blood pressure check
  • Annual rectal exam
  • Annual fecal occult blood test for signs of colon cancer or polyps
  • Annual prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test to check for enlargement or signs of cancer
  • Blood test and urinalysis every two years
  • EKG every three years
  • TB skin test every five years
  • Tetanus booster every 10 years
  • Influenza
  • Pneumococcal (polysaccharide)

Women

— 18-39 —

  • Monthly self-exam of breasts, skin and mouth to check for abnormalities that may indicate cancer
  • Annual blood pressure check
  • Annual rectal exam to screen for hemorrhoids, colon cancer and lower rectal problems
  • Pap test pelvic exam every one to three years
  • Complete physical exam every three years
  • Blood test and urinalysis every three years to screen for various conditions such as cholesterol, diabetes, kidney dysfunction or thyroid dysfunction
  • TB skin test every five years
  • Tetanus booster every 10 years
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

— 40-49 —

  • Monthly self-exam of breasts, skin and mouth
  • Annual blood pressure check
  • Annual rectal exam
  • Mammogram every one to two years to screen for breast cancer
  • Complete physical exam every two years
  • Blood test and urinalysis every two years
  • EKG every four years to screen for heart abnormalities
  • TB skin test every five years
  • Thyroid test every five years
  • Tetanus booster every 10 years
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

— 50 and older —

  • Monthly self-exam of breasts, skin and mouth
  • Annual blood pressure check​
  • Annual rectal exam​
  • Annual fecal occult blood test to screen for signs of colon cancer or polyps​
  • Annual physical exam​
  • Annual blood test and urinalysis​
  • Mammogram every one to two years​
  • EKG every three years​
  • TB skin test every five years​
  • Thyroid test every five years​
  • Tetanus booster every 10 years​
  • Influenza