Pediatric Care

The youth of Philadelphia are statically much less physically active than the rest of the country. Spectrum Health Services has programs and specialists dedicated to pediatric and child health care.

  • There are greater than 10 vaccine-preventable diseases that children can get vaccinated for prior to age 2.Pediatric Care 1
  • The rates of childhood obesity and diabetes are at an all-time high.
  • 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.