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Beginning in September 2017, the HPV vaccine will be provided free to boys in grade 6. Boys who are currently in grade 6 (and will be entering grade 7 in September 2017) will not be eligible for the free vaccine, unless they are at increased risk of HPV infection. You can find a list of males who are considered to be at an increased risk of HPV infection in theRead Full Answer
People who are currently 24 years of age (born in 1992 or 1993) are not eligible for BC's publicly funded (free) HPV vaccine program, unless they are a female infected with HIV or a male who is considered to be at increased risk of HPV infection.Read Full Answer
Beginning in September 2017, the HPV9 vaccine will be provided free to boys in grade 6. Boys who are currently in grade 6 (and will be entering grade 7 in September 2017) will not be eligible for the free vaccine.Read Full Answer
To date, the HPV vaccine has not been offered to males as part of BC's routine school-based immunization program. The HPV vaccine will be offered to males in grade 6 as part of the routine school-based program beginning in September 2017.Read Full Answer
If you are a health care provider looking for immunization information, please visit the Health Professionals section of the BCCDC website. There you can find clinical resources, immunization courses, print resources for patients and more.
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