HPV Vaccine

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HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention
Talk to a healthcare provider to learn which vaccines are right for you.

HPV is short for human papillomavirus, nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some point in their lives.  HPV infections can cause many different types of cancers in both men and women. Many of these cancers could be prevented with vaccination. Fortunately, safe and effective vaccines that prevent most HPV infections are recommended and available.  To be fully protected complete the HPV vaccine series.

Below, you will find links with important information about HPV and HPV vaccine.  For more information, talk to your healthcare provider.  If you have no insurance or limited insurance coverage you may be eligible to receive free vaccinations at the Health Department.

HPV Basics

Healthcare Providers
Recommend the HPV vaccine series to your patients the same way you recommend other vaccines (e.g., Tdap and meningococcal vaccine).  Below you can find other helpful tips and information.