12 Years Old

Checkup time!
As parents, you want your child’s life to be filled with healthy habits. Showing them that regular medical, dental and vision checkups are responsible life choices is important. Through Crow Wing County’s Child and Teen Checkups program, these appointments are free to anyone on Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare. Your 12-year-olds checkups will include:

Health education and guidance 
  (height and weight/blood pressure/body mass index)
Health history (nutrition/chemical use/mental health)
Relationship, thought and feeling development 
Social and emotional development
Physical exam 
Hearing check 
Hemoglobin/hematocrit (once between 12 – 20)
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.