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Schedule an HPV Vaccine Near You

Easy, Effective Cancer Prevention

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted virus that causes several types of cancer, including head and neck, vulvar, vaginal, cervical, penile and anal cancers. The good news is that these cancers can be prevented with the Gardasil 9 vaccine, which has been FDA approved for women and men ages 9 to 45.

Schedule an HPV Vaccination for You or Your Child

Schedule an HPV vaccine near you at one of these WMCHealth locations.

  • APS OB/GYN
    • Hawthorne - 914.493.2250
    • Kingston - 845.303.1132
    • Pomona - 845.354.1113
    • Suffern - 845.357.5333
  • APS Gynecologic oncology - 914.493.2181

What Is Human Papillomavirus?

Human papillomavirus is a viral infection that can cause growths (warts) in the mucous membranes. Nearly 80 million Americans are infected with HPV, which has more than 100 varieties. Each year, approximately 35,000 women and men are diagnosed with an HPV-related cancer. These cancers are preventable with vaccination.

Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the HPV vaccine be administered to boys and girls at age 11-12. A second dose is required six to twelve months later. The vaccine may be administered as early as age nine. But don’t delay! If your child doesn’t receive the vaccine by age 15, then she will require a total of three shots over the course of six months.

Additionally, the CDC recommends everyone under the age of 27 receive the HPV vaccine if they have not already done so. Adults between the ages of 27 and 45 are advised to speak with their primary care provider about their risk for HPV infection and the potential benefits of getting vaccinated.

Stop Cancer Before It Starts With the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine is safe and highly effective. Good news from the CDC:

  • 86% – Reduction in HPV infections among teen girls leading to most HPV cancers and gential warts.
  • 71% – Reduction in HPV infections among young adult women leading to most HPV cancers and genital warts.
  • 40% – Reduction among vaccinated women in cervical precancers caused by the HPV types most commonly associated with cervical cancer.

Schedule an HPV Vaccine Near You

To schedule an appointment, contact a location listed below. Contact your insurance provider to confirm HPV vaccine coverage.

  • APS OB/GYN
    • Hawthorne - 914.493.2250
    • Kingston - 845.303.1132
    • Pomona - 845.354.1113
    • Suffern - 845.357.5333
  • APS Gynecologic oncology - 914.493.2181