Middle School

(11-15 Years Old)

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Middle school is an exciting time for children and during this time your child will experience a lot of developmental growth. Learn everything needed to keep your middle schooler healthy both physically and mentally with below articles, available programs and well care information!

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Well Care Preparation by Age

11-15 Years

Immunizations

  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)Menactra (Meningococcal)Seasonal Influenza when available
  • Click Here for Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

Paperwork

Lab Work

  • Cholesterol Screen

Other

  • Questionnaires: The PHQA and Teen Adolescent questionnaires are intended to be filled out by adolescents ages 12 and up, in a confidential setting and are only distributed in our office to the adolescent during their visit. We always encourage open communication between parents and teens but there may be topics or feelings an adolescent won’t disclose if they feel their parent disapproves.

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Programs

Healthy Steps

This special class for boys ages 11-13 is designed to teach them about the transition to becoming a young man. Our relaxed atmosphere helps minimize the embarrassment and awkwardness often associated with this topic and promotes honest conversations while fostering good communication between boys and their parents. View program.

Healthy Transitions

This special class for girls ages 9-11 is designed to teach them about the transition to becoming a young woman. The class covers physical, emotional and social changes associated with female puberty while promoting positive body image and healthy lifestyle choices. View program.

Healthy Bodies for Life

Our Healthy Bodies for Life Program is here to support you and your family through the journey to healthy eating and living a healthy life. Eating is multi dimensional. Our Registered Dietitians will not only help you understand healthy eating practices, but also address how emotions can impact our food choices. View program.