Children and teens up to age 21 who are enrolled in Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare can receive well child checkups and screening through Child and Teen Checkups.

Where to get Child & Teen Checkups

  • Your doctor or clinic.
  • Some local public health agencies also offer checkups.

Checkups include:

  • Complete physical exam
  • Information about good physical health
  • Information about thoughts, feelings and relationships with others
  • Questions and answers about your child's health and development
  • Immunizations
  • Hearing check
  • Vision check
  • Lab tests
  • Checks on growth and development
  • Flouride varnish treatments
  • Referral to the dentist
  • Form completion for Head Start, WIC, school or daycare

How often should children get child and Teen Checkups?

  • Between birth and one month
  • At ages 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24 and 30 months
  • Annually between the ages of 3 and 21
  • More often if needed

For more information

Visit ECHO Minnesota to watch short videos about Child and Teen Checkups. For more information, contact Becker County Child & Teen Checkups at 218-847-5628 Ext. 5419 - Annie.

Information for Providers

Child and Teen Checkups (CTC) is a comprehensive child health program provided to children and teens from newborn through age 20 who are enrolled in Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare.

The purpose of the program is to:

  • Identify potential health problems or handicapping conditions.
  • Provide diagnosis and treatment of those health problems or conditions.
  • Encourage the development of good health habits.

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