Child & Teen Check Up Outreach

What Checkups Include
  • Checks on development and growth
  • Complete physical examination
  • Hearing check
  • Information about good physical and mental health
  • Lab tests
  • Referral to the dentist
  • Shots
  • Vision check
Use this health check for a Head Start, WIC, School or day-care health checkup. Be sure to take any forms you need with you.
Health Checkups Are Important
  • Regular health checks help keep children healthy
  • Health problems can be found and treated early
  • Children can get tested for tuberculosis and other diseases
  • Parents and children can get information about healthy lifestyles
  • Children and teens get regular checkups at the dentist
Child & Teen Checkups is Minnesota's name for EPSDT (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment)
Health Checkup Schedule
  • 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
  • Get regular dental checkups every year, starting at 3 years (or earlier if there are problems)
Health Checkups are for Everyone
  • Children and teens, birth to 21 years
  • Children and teens enrolled in Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare
Checkup Administrators
  • Your doctor or clinic
  • Some local public health departments
Children enrolled in a health plan must get their Child & Teen Checkups services from providers in their health plan. Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare pay for Child & Teen Checkups services.
Find a Doctor or Dentist
  • Call your county human services or public health agency, or talk to a Child and Teen Checkups staff person
  • Dial your health plan member services number
  • For transportation under MinnesotaCare, call 1-800-657-3672 (toll free) or 297-3862 (Twin Cities)

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