18 Months Old

Hey, parents!

It's time to schedule your toddler's 18-month checkups! Through Crow Wing County's Child and Teen Checkups program, medical, dental and vision appointments are FREE to anyone on Medical Assistance. Here's a list of what to expect at your 18-month-old's checkups:

  • A chance to ask your questions
  • Reliable information about healthy food, sleep, behavior and safety
  • A check on how your toddler is growing, learning, developing, and feeling
  • Time to talk about parenting
  • Weight, length
  • Head-to-toe exam
  • Immunizations, if needed
  • Help finding regular dental care
  • Fluoride varnish for healthy teeth
  • Hearing and vision checks
  • Support with family needs:
    • Food, housing, utilities
    • Money or job resources
    • Child care
    • Transportation
    • Help with safe relationships, mental health or substance use

Find out where to get free checkups in your area by visiting Child and Teen Checkups.

18 Months