The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that kids get the HPV vaccine starting at age 9 through 12 years. Pre-teens produce more antibodies after HPV vaccination than older teens. Vaccinating at a younger age can also protect kids before they are exposed to the virus.
Use these social media graphics, videos and other resources to share information with families about HPV and how the vaccine gets kids’ immune systems ready to resist the virus so they can live healthy lives.
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