Preventive health guide – 19 years - 49 years

  • Periodic health exams
    • Men: every one to five years
    • Women: every one to three years


  • Update and system review
  • Allergy update
  • Tobacco/alcohol history
  • Medications
  • Current problems

Physical exam

  • Blood pressure and pulse
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Body mass index
  • Head and neck
  • Heart
  • Lungs
  • Abdomen
  • Pap smear (cervix present) and clinical breast exam
  • Chlamydia screening for sexually active women age 25 and under


  • Your primary care physician has the most up-to-date immunization information.


Developmental assessment


  • Substance use
  • Diet and exercise
  • Injury prevention
  • Dental health
  • Sexual behavior
  • Mental health

NOTE: Asymptomatic healthy people may require more testing if risk factors present.

This guide is based on published literature by nationally recognized authorities in health care and the expressed opinions of participating network physicians. This information is intended for educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as medical advice nor as a listing of preventive services with no-cost sharing as required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Please consult your doctor for advice about changes that may affect your health. Some services may not be covered under your health plan. Please refer to your benefit plan document for details concerning benefits, procedures and exclusions.