Child & Teen Checkups

Services Provided

Child and Teen Checkups are well child exams that are no cost for children, teens and young adults who are enrolled in Medical Assistance. Contact your medical clinic to schedule a checkup.

For more information, visit ECHO Minnesota to watch a short video, or contact Naesa Myers at 218-327-5524 for assistance with finding a provider or making an appointment.

Checkups include:
  • Checks on growth and development
  • Complete physical exam
  • Form completion for Head Start, WIC, school or daycare
  • Hearing check
  • Immunizations
  • Information about good physical health
  • Information about thoughts, feelings and relationships with others
  • Lab tests
  • Questions and answers about your child's health and development
  • Referral to the dentist
  • Vision check

When to Schedule Checkups

The recommended schedule for checkups by age are:
  • Between birth and 1 month
  • At 2, 4, 6, 9, 12,15 and 18 months
  • At 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 years
  • Every two years after age 6