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FAQ

When should my teenager have the HPV vaccine?

Page last updated 07 July 2020

Your teenager should receive two doses of the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine between the ages of 9-14 years.

The vaccine is generally given to students in Year 7 or 8 at school, with at least 6-12 months between each dose. In some cases, teenagers may require three doses of the HPV vaccine.

For further information regarding vaccination and prevention of HPV, speak with your healthcare practitioner.

Sources & Citations

5. HPV vaccine. Available at: http://www.hpvvaccine.org.au/the-hpv-vaccine/how-when-where-vaccine-given.aspx (accessed 22 June 2020).

MAT-AU-2000015 - Date of preparation June 2020

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