Preventive Care Plans and Guidelines

Guidelines for Males, Age 3 to 10 

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


Screen at each visit

  • Development and behavior

Check for risk at each visit

  • Hearing
  • Lipid disorder (cholesterol)
  • Hemoglobin or hematocrit (blood count)
  • Lead testing
  • Tuberculosis

Annual screenings

  • Height and weight
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Vision
  • Dental health
  • Blood pressure


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  • Influenza (flu)

4 - 6 years

  • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP)
  • Inactivated polio virus (IPV)
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)

As needed

  • 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):