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Prevention Guidelines

Getting screening tests and vaccinations is an important part of preventive care. Find out which tests and immunizations are recommended by age group and gender. Use these guidelines when discussing a disease prevention plan with your health care provider. You may need a plan that is different, depending on your situation.

This schedule comes from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, unless otherwise noted.

Children and Teenagers by Age

0-2

2-18

Men by Age

18-39

40-49

50-64

65+

Women by Age

18-39

40-49

50-64

65+

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