Section 3 - Medical care

What Happens at a Texas Health Steps Medical Checkup?

The following tests and evaluations are conducted at a Texas Health Steps medical checkup:

  • A complete physical examination is conducted.
  • The doctor goes over the child or youth's medical history.
  • A screening of nutritional, developmental, and mental health status is done.
  • Age appropriate laboratory tests are conducted (e.g., blood work, TB screening, STD screening, pelvic exam, lead toxicity, HIV testing.)
  • Routine immunizations are taken care of.