Children ages 11 – 12 years should get two doses of the HPV Vaccine, given 6 to 12 months apart. HPV vaccines can be given starting at age 9 years.
Children who start the HPV vaccine series on or after their 15th birthday need three doses, given over 6 months.
Teens and young adults should be vaccinated too
Everyone through the age of 26 years should get the HPV vaccine if they were not fully vaccinated already. HPV is not recommended for everyone older than age 26 years.
HPV Vaccination is preventing cancer-causing infections and precancers
It is not too late to get your child vaccinated. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the HPV Vaccine, please give our office a call.