8 Years Old

Your 8-year-old is growing fast!
Life with kids is busy, so here’s your reminder to schedule your 8-year-old’s medical, dental and vision checkup! Through Crow Wing County’s Child and Teen Checkups program, these appointments are free to anyone on Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare. Your 8-year-old’s appointments will contain the following:

• Health education and guidance 
• Measurement 
  (height and weight/blood pressure/body mass index)
• Health history, including nutrition
• Relationship, thought and feeling development 
• Social and emotional development
• Physical exam 
• Shots/review
• Hearing check
• Vision exam using eye chart
• Dental referral for regular preventive checkups

Find out where to get free checkups in your area by visiting www.ChildAndTeenCheckups.com.