Suggested Timeline for Children

Birth to 19 years

These guidelines are suggestions for preventive care. You and your provider may decide to do some services more or less often. Molina Healthcare covers preventive care services.

Your child should see his/her PCP for a Healthy Kids Exam at Age:          What to expect in addition to the exam:
Birth to 36 months
Birth to 2 weeks old
  • Possible blood test
  • Immunization Hepatitis B
2 months old
  • Immunizations: DTaP Polio, Hib (H. influenza B), Prevnar, Hepatitis B, Rotavirus
4 months old
  • Immunizations: DTaP Polio, Hib, Prevnar, Rotavirus
6 months old
  • Immunizations: DTaP, Hib, Hepatitis B, Prevnar, Polio (between 6 and 18 months), Rotavirus, Influenza (6 to 59 months, once a year)
9 months old
  • Blood test
  • Lead screen
12 to 15 months old
  • Immunizations: MMR, Hib, Varicella, Polio, Prevnar Hepatitis B (between 12 and 18 months)
15 to 18 months old
  • Immunizations: DTaP, third Polio vaccine by 18 months
24 months old
  • Lead screen
3 to 18 years
3 years old
  • Blood pressure check
4 to 6 years old
  • Blood pressure check yearly
  • Urine Test and vision test once during 4-6 year visits Immunizations: DTaP Polio, MMR (once during 4-6 year visits), and Hep B if not immunized.
7 to 11 years old
  • Blood pressure check yearly
9 through 18 years
  • HPV immunizations
12 to 19 years
12 to 19 years old
  • Immunization: MMR (if not given at 4-6 year visits), Td/Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and acellular pertussis booster), Meningococcal vaccine (MCV4) covered by Vaccines for Children through age 18 years
  • Blood pressure check every other year
  • If sexually active, may be checked for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)




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