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The grade 9 immunization program does not include the HPV shot as girls that are currently in Grade 9 were offered HPV vaccine in grade 6. Girls born in 1994 or later who were not immunized in the school-based program, or did not complete their vaccine series are eligible for the vaccine up to 26 years of age.Read Full Answer
The HPV vaccines are given as either 2 or 3 doses over a 6 month period. Children who are 9 to 14 years of age need 2 doses given at least 6 months apart. People 15 years of age and older need 3 doses. Interruption of a recommended vaccine series does not require starting the series over again, regardless of the interval elapsed (with the exception of the oral typhoid vaccine).Read Full Answer
Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization states the HPV vaccine may be given to women 27 years of age and older who are at ongoing risk of exposure to HPV. There are several factors to be considered in determining if you should get the HPV vaccine.Read Full Answer
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