Your child's well visits are very important. It is during these visits that your child's pediatrician monitors growth & development while examining the overall health of your child. Your child will also receive any vaccines due during these visits. The list below represents the ages that a well visit should be scheduled & the vaccines due at each visit. Click on any vaccine for more information about that immunization. Click on any age for the Bright Futures Hand Out for that age group.

Birth

Hepatitis B Vaccine (Given at the hospital at birth)

2 Weeks

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit to monitor your babies growth & development.
This appointment may also be used to catch up on any missed vaccines.

2 Months

(DTaP) Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated

Poliovirus, Hepatitis B (1 injection)

(PCV13) Pneumococcal Vaccine (1 injection)

(Hib) Haemophilus Influenza Type B (1 injection)

Oral Rotavirus Vaccine (Liquid given orally)

4 Months

(DTaP) Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Hepatitis B (1 injection)
(PCV13) Pneumococcal Vaccine (1 injection)
(Hib) Haemophilus Influenza Type B (1 injection)
Oral Rotavirus Vaccine (Liquid given orally)

6 Months

(DTaP) Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Hepatitis B (1 injection)
(PCV13) Pneumococcal Vaccine (1 injection)

9 Months

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit to monitor your babies growth & development.
This appointment may also be used to catch up on any missed vaccines.

12 Months

(PCV13) Pneumococcal Vaccine (1 injection)
(Hib) Haemophilus Influenza Type B (1 injection)
Hepatitis A (1 injection)
Varicella (1 injection)

18 Months

Hepatitis A (1 injection)

15 Months

(DTaP) Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Hepatitis B (1 injection)
(MMR) Measles, Mumps, Rubella, (1 injection)

2 Years

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit to monitor your Child's growth & development.
This appointment may also be used to catch up on any missed vaccines.

3 Years

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit to monitor your Child's growth & development.
This appointment may also be used to catch up on any missed vaccines.

4 Years

(DTaP) Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Hepatitis B (1 injection)
(MMRV) Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (1 injection)

5-6 Years

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit before your child starts kindergarten.
This is required by all schools in North Carolina within 30 days of the begining of the school year.

7-9 Years:

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit to monitor your babies growth & development.
This appointment may also be used to catch up on any missed vaccines.

10-12 Years

(Tdap) Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis (1 injection)
(MCV) Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine(1 injection)
Human Papilloma Virus (3 injections given over six months)

13-21 Years

No vaccines are due at this age. You will need to schedule a well visit each year to monitor your child's growth & development.
At the age of 21, adults should transfer to an adult care physician.

Seasonal Flu Vaccine is recommended for all children ages 6 months to 18 years old. This vaccine can be given by injection or nasal spray mist.