Preventive Care Plans and Guidelines

Guidelines for Males, Age 19-34

The following recommendations are categorized for “men” and “women,” and are driven by biological sex (male and female) rather than gender identity. Meet with your doctor to determine which recommendations best apply to you based on individual factors, such as your sex assigned at birth and current anatomy.1



  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Blood pressure
  • Height and weight
  • Skin
  • Teeth cleaning (every 6 months)
  • Well-doctor exam
  • Depression and suicide risk
  • Anxiety

As needed

  • Cholesterol
  • Hearing
  • Hepatitis C (Screen once between ages 18 to 79)
  • Tobacco, alcohol, and substance abuse counseling
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s)
  • HIV

Every 5 years

  • Eyes


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  • Influenza (flu)

Every 10 years

  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap)

As needed

  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV4) if not received as a teenager
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)
  • Pneumonia (certain adults ages 18 to 65 who are at risk should receive both a PCV13 and PPSV23; your doctor should suggest dosage)
  • Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate (PCV13)
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV23)
  • COVID-19

1 Caughey AB, Krist AH, Wolff TA, et al: USPSTF Approach to Addressing Sex and Gender When Making Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services. JAMA. (November 16, 2021):