The Gabrielson Clinic for Women

Preventative Health at Every Age

Your health is your most important asset.3 Generations of a Family

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 healthy and active, we’ve put together the following checklist for preventative health for every stage of your life.

Infants (Age 0 – 11 Months)

  • Hepatitis B vaccination (3 times)

  • Rotavirus vaccination (2-3 times)

  • Dtap vaccination– Diptheria, tetanus, acellular and pertussis (3 times)

  • Hib vaccination (3 times)

  • Pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (3 times)

  • Inactivated poliovirus vaccination (3 times)

  • Flu shot (beginning 6 months and older - annual)

Toddlers & Children (Age 1 – 5)

  • Dtap – Diptheria, tetanus, acellular and pertussis (2 times)

  • Hib vaccination (once)

  • Pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (once)

  • Inactivated poliovirus vaccination (once)

  • MMR – measles, mumps and rubella vaccination (twice)

  • Varicella vaccination (twice)

  • Hepatitis A vaccination (2 times)

  • Annual well check

Children & Pre-Teen (Age 5 – 12)

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

  • Meningococcal vaccination (once)

  • HPV vaccination (3 times) (3 times between age 12-26)

  • Annual well check

Teens (Age 13– 19)

  • Meningococcal vaccination (once)

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

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • HPV vaccination (if not previously vaccinated)

  • MMR – measles, mumps and rubella vaccination

  • Annual well check

20s

  • Blood pressure test (every 2 years or annual if you have high blood pressure)

  • Pap smear (every 3 years)

  • Regular cholesterol tests if at high risk for heart disease

  • STD tests including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis if sexually active, pregnant or at     Increased risk*

  • Diabetes screening if you have high blood pressure

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • Annual well check (1-3 years depending on risk factors)

30s

  • Pap smear and HPV test (every 3 years)

  • Blood pressure test (every 2 years or annual if you have high blood pressure)

  • Regular cholesterol tests if at high risk for heart disease

  • STD tests including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis if sexually active, pregnant or at increased risk

  • Diabetes screening if you have high blood pressure

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • Annual well check (1-3 years depending on risk factors)

40s

  • Blood pressure test (every 2 years or annual if you have high blood pressure)

  • Mammogram (every 5 years)

  • Pap smear and HPV test (every 5 years)

  • Regular cholesterol tests if at high risk for heart disease

  • Colorectal cancer screening if at high risk or have medical history

  • STD tests including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis if sexually active, pregnant or at increased risk

  • Diabetes screening if you have high blood pressure

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • Annual well check (1-3 years depending on risk factors)

50s

  • Blood pressure test (every 2 years or annual if you have high blood pressure)

  • Mammogram (every 2 years)

  • Bone mineral density test for osteoporosis if at risk

  • Pap smear and HPV test (every 5 years)

  • Regular cholesterol tests if at high risk for heart disease

  • Colorectal cancer screening (at age 50)

  • STD tests including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis if sexually active, pregnant or at increased risk

  • Diabetes screening if you have high blood pressure

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • Annual well check

  • Testicular and prostate cancer screening

60s

  • Blood pressure test (every 2 years or annual if you have high blood pressure)

  • Bone mineral density test for osteoporosis (at age 65)

  • Mammogram (every 2 years)

  • Regular cholesterol tests if at high risk for heart disease

  • Colorectal cancer screening

  • Diabetes screening if you have high blood pressure

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • HZV – herpes zoster vaccination (once)

  • Pneumococcal vaccination (2 different types after 65)

  • Annual well check

  • Eye exam (every 1-2 years)

70s

  • Blood pressure test (every 2 years or annual if you have high blood pressure)

  • Mammogram (ask provider after age 75 if necessary)

  • Regular cholesterol tests if at high risk for heart disease

  • Diabetes screening if you have high blood pressure

  • Flu shot (annually)

  • Annual well check

  • Eye exam (every 1-2 years)

 

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

Download this checklist here. (PDF)

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