QUICK FACTS:

  • There are greater than 10 vaccine-preventable diseases that children can get vaccinated for prior to age 2. 
  • The rates of childhood obesity and diabetes are at an all-time high. 
  • High school youth in Philadelphia are statistically much less physically active than the rest of the country. 
  • 49% of teens who are sexually active did not use a condom during their most recent sexual encounter.
  • Asthma affects 7 million children in the United States under the age of 18.

SPECTRUM OFFERS the following services to keep your child healthy:

  •    Annual physicals to make sure he or she is developing in a healthy way.  
  •    Vaccines for the appropriate age to keep your child up to date.
  •    Physical activity recommendations and resources.  Children and adolescents should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily.  
  •    Annual hearing and vision screenings.  Children should be screened annually while they are growing and developing to check for any abnormalities.
  •    Seek safe sex guidance to prevent STDs.  
  •    On-site spirometry testing to monitor asthma status.