Health and Wellness Screenings

By Gabby R. and Sami N.

Directions

1. Scroll & read through the page

2. Answer questions when done

Questions

  1. What health service does every person need once a year throughout your lifetime?
  2. What vaccine does everyone need once a year throughout your lifetime?
  3. What is a health service our age group needs?

Prevention

These health screenings help prevent many diseases and illnesses. By having health screenings, you can prevent diseases rather than having to treat them. They can prevent many dangerous viruses that you may not know are happening in your body. Without them, diseases and illnesses would be more major and widespread.
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3-10 Year Olds

Services:
  • Need a routine health exams every year
  • Need a dental visit every 6-12 months
  • Need lead and blood testing as your doctor suggests

Vaccines:

  • 4-6 year olds need a DTAP vaccine
  • 2-6 year olds need a PCV vaccine
  • 7-10 year olds need a catch up immunization of TDAP and a Meningococcal vaccine
  • Need an Influenza vaccine
  • Need a Hep A and Hep B as your doctor suggests
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11-20 Year Olds

Services:
  • Need a routine health exam every year
  • Need to check body mass index at health exam
  • Need lead and blood testing as your doctor suggest
  • Need a dental visit ever 6-12 months

Vaccines:

  • Need an Influenza vaccine every year
  • Needs 1-2 doses of MMR vaccine
  • Needs 2-3 doses of HPV as your doctor suggests
  • Need to substitute 1 time dose of TDAP for Td booster and then boost with Td every 10 years
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21-30 Year Olds

Services:
  • Need a routine health exam every year
  • Need a vision screening every 5-10 years
  • Need to check for high blood pressure every 1-2 years
  • Need a cholesterol screening as your doctor suggest
  • Need a glucose screening if at high risk
  • Need a HIV screening and repeat if at high risk
  • Need a dental visit every 6 months

Vaccines:

  • Needs 2 doses of VAR vaccine
  • Need a Influenza vaccine every year
  • Needs 2-3 doses of Hep A and B vaccine
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31-40 Year Olds

Services:
  • Need a routine health exam every year
  • Need a vision screening every 5-10 years
  • Need to check for high blood pressure every 1-2 years
  • Need a cholesterol screening as your doctor suggest
  • Need a glucose screening if at high risk
  • Need a HIV screening and repeat if at high risk
  • Need a dental visit every 6 months
  • Need a screening for Hepatitis C if at high risk

Vaccines:

  • Needs 2 doses of VAR vaccine
  • Need a Influenza vaccine every year
  • Needs 2-3 doses of Hep A and B vaccine
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41-50 Year Olds

Services:
  • Need a routine health exam every year
  • Need a vision screening every 2-4 years 40- 54 years olds, every 1-3 years for 55-64 year olds
  • Need a hearing screening as your doctor suggests
  • Need a blood pressure check ever 1-2 years
  • Need to talk to your doctor about fecal occult blood test every year
  • Need a glucose screening every 3 years
  • Dental visit every 6 months

Vaccines:

  • Need 1 dose of Zoster
  • Need 1 dose of Pneumococcal
  • Need 2-3 doses or as your doctor suggest of Hep A and B vaccine
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51-60 Year Olds

Services:
  • Need a routine health exam every year
  • Need a vision screening every 1-3 years
  • Need a hearing screening as your doctor suggests
  • Discuss Asprin therapy with your doctor
  • Need a blood pressure check every 1-2 years
  • Need a cholesterol screening every 5 years for high risk at age of 35 years old for men and 45 years old for women
  • Check for cholesterol cancer as your doctor suggests
  • Need a glucose screening every 3 years
  • Need a dental visit every 6 months

Vaccines:

  • Need a Hep C vaccine as your doctor suggests
  • Need an Influenza Vaccine every year
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Over 60 Year Olds

Services:

  • Need a routine health exam every year
  • Need a vision screening every 1-3 years
  • Need a hearing screening as your doctor suggests
  • Need a blood pressure check every 1-2 years
  • Need a glucose screening every 3 years
  • Need a dental visit every 6 months

Vaccines:

  • Need a dose of Zoster
  • Need 1 dose of Pneumococcal
  • Need 2-3 doses or as your doctor suggests of Hep A and B

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