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Why Vaccinate Against HPV at 11-12 yrs?
1.The vaccine produces better immunity to fight infection when givin at younger ages compared with older ages

2.Vaccination from HPV is much more effective at preventing disease and cancer if all three doses are administered far before someone has their first sexual contact.

3. People who choose to have only one life time partner can still get HPV if their partner has had previous partners who were infected.

4. HPV vaccines is highly effective against HPV types that cause most cervical cancers and protects against 90% of HPV associated genital warts.

5. Most people who become infected with HPV do not even know it.
For more information:Contact your Health care provider or county Health Department.

Michigan Department of Community Health

Michigan Department of Community Health

Centers of Disease Control (CDC)

Vaccine Education Center

Vaccines for Children Program