The truth about HPV


The HPV vaccine can protect your child’s future because it helps prevent six types of cancer later in life.

HPV vaccination is cancer prevention.

HPV vaccination is safe.

HPV vaccination is recommended at age 11 or 12, for both boys and girls.

HPV vaccination is 1 of 3 vaccines all children need at this age.

Our Recommendations

Get more information on the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer from the American Cancer Society.

American Cancer Society HPV Vaccine Use Guideline
American Cancer Society Elimination Statement on Cervical Cancer [PDF]