Is it mandatory to get HPV vaccine?

All preteens need HPV vaccination , so they are protected from HPV infections that can cause cancer later in life. Teens and young adults through age 26 years who didn't start or finish the HPV vaccine series also need HPV vaccination.

Is everyone required to get HPV vaccine?

Everyone through age 26 years should get HPV vaccine if they were not fully vaccinated already . HPV vaccination is not recommended for everyone older than age 26 years.

When did the HPV vaccine become mandatory?

In 2006, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would provide the vaccine at no cost to girls under age 18. On February 2, 2007 , Texas became the first state to issue a mandate—by executive order from the governor—that all girls entering the sixth grade receive the vaccin

Is the HPV vaccine mandated?

As of 2020, three states (Rhode Island, Virginia, and Hawaii) as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia have laws that require HPV vaccination for public school attendance

Are girls required to get HPV vaccine?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that the HPV vaccine be given to girls and boys between ages 11 and 12 . It can be given as early as age 9. It's ideal for girls and boys to receive the vaccine before they have sexual contact and are exposed to HPV .

Is the HPV vaccine mandatory?

You need all doses to get full protection. The HPV vaccine is not mandatory and is not required for school attendance, under the Immunization of School Pupils Act .

Is HPV vaccine mandatory in USA?

The vaccine is approved for females and males aged 9-45 years for prevention of HPV-related dysplasia and cancers. Although it is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), it is not part of the U.S. military's mandatory vaccine list

When did us give HPV vaccine?

The vaccine was approved for medical use in the United States in 2006 , initially for use in females aged 9–26. In 2007, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended gardasil for routine vaccination of girls aged 11 and 12 years.