Your Child’s HPV Vaccine: Why Now?
Prevention Starts Early
HPV (Human Papillomavirus) is a serious health threat. “High-risk” types of HPV cause cervical cancer. In addition, HPV can contribute to other types of cancer in both men and women. How common is HPV? 4 out of 5 people have the infection.
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When vaccinated early with the HPV vaccine—between the age of 11 and 12—your preteen child is protected against infection from certain types of very high-risk HPV.
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The complete HPV vaccine is 3 shots given over 6 months. ALL shots must be received in order for the vaccine to be effective!
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