Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine

Note: CDC now recommends two doses of HPV vaccine given 6 to 12 months apart for adolescents ages 9 through 14 years. Three doses are still recommended for individuals ages 15 through 26 years. See the new resources below for further guidance on current HPV recommendations.

The primary purpose of HPV vaccination is to prevent cancer. HPV vaccination is routinely recommended for adolescents ages 11 and 12 years.

HPV Vaccine Basics

HPV Vaccine Information for Health Professionals

Updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 04:30PM