Did you know? Children have more Well Check exams when they are younger.
Young children are changing and developing quickly, especially from birth through age 3. That’s why Well Check exams (Examen de Pasos Sanos) by a pediatrician at Vecino’s Airline Children’s Clinic are an important way to give your child the gift of health.
Well Check exams include immunizations and tests are covered by Medicaid and most private insurance. That means there is no charge to you in most cases!
Make a Well Check appintment for your child today!
Well Checks are covered by Medicaid and most private insurance plans. That means there is no charge to you in most cases.
Schedule Well Checks for your children at these ages:
- newborn (before 5 days old)
- 2 weeks
- 2 months
- 4 months
- 6 months
- 9 months
- 12 months
- 15 months
- 18 months
- 2 years (24 months)
- 2-1/2 years (30 months)
- 3 years
- 4 years
- 5 years
- Older children: once a year.
What happens at a Well Check exam?
Each check up is different for your child’s specific age and includes all the medical screenings, vaccinations (shots) and laboratory tests recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Every Well Check include a head-to-toe examination of your child. You can talk to your doctor about your child’s development, learning and social behaviors.
Ask questions about your child’s development
You might be concerned about your child’s eating, sleep, or behavior. Well Checks are a good time to ask questions of your doctor about your child.
Vecino Health Centers is a provider of Texas Health Steps and accepts Medicaid and most private insurance.