The Alliance uses clinical practice guidelines to help providers make decisions about appropriate care for specific clinical circumstances.

For guidelines on other health topics, please contact us at livehealthy@alamedaalliance.org.

Preventive Care Guidelines

Preventive Care

For Alliance members 21 years of age and under, the Alliance adheres to the most recent Bright Futures/American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care. This is a schedule of screenings and assessments recommended at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence. To view the full periodicity schedule, please visit: brightfutures.aap.org.

For asymptomatic healthy adults and pregnant women, the Alliance follows the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) A and B Recommendations for providing clinical preventive services. To view current recommendations, please visit: www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation-topics/uspstf-and-b-recommendations.

Immunizations

The Alliance covers immunizations according to the immunization schedules recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other medical associations. To view child and adult immunization schedules, please visit: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules.