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Medical Services

1. Sick Checks
A basic sick check occurs when a child is not feeling well (i.e. sore throat, nausea, fever, earache, headache). Strep infections, flu, virus symptoms, etc. will be diagnosed and treated.

2. Obesity Screenings
These will be given especially to children between the ages of 6 to 18 years. Parents will be trained by volunteers on what foods to purchase for their overweight or obese children.

3. Immunizations
Immunizations and vaccines are the best defense against diseases in Dallas County.

Immunizations will include:

• Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis

• Hepatitis A

• Hepatitis B

• H. Influenza type b (Hib)

• Influenza

• Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)

• Pneumococcal (PCV13)

• Chickenpox (Varicella)

• Rotavirus (RV)

• Polio (IPV)

• Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

• Meningococcal (MPSV4/MCV4)

4. Sports Qualifying Physical Examinations
Preparation of Clearance Form for Collision Contact, Limited Contact and Non-contact Sports.

5. Well Visits:
Well visits are a good time to focus on your child's growth and development and ways to prevent problems. Well Visits inlude: Hearing & Vision Screenings, Lead Screenings (toddlers and children in high risk areas), Preliminary testing for Iron Deficiency anemia (toddlers and other high risk children).

6. Asthma Management:
Visits will focus on symptom treatment, medication compliance, and parent/child education on identifying and avoiding triggers.

7. Basic Laboratory Testing:
Laboratory testing will be used to diagnose common infections.