Protect Yourself from HPV

Certain types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cervical cancer and other cancers in both men and women. HPV is a commonly sexually-transmitted infection. Immunization can help protect against HPV viruses that cause these cancers.

  • HPV vaccination is recommended for youth, teens and young adults age 11 to 26.
  • Girls and boys should receive the vaccine (a series of three shots) at age 11 or 12, before they are exposed to the virus.
  • Teens and young adults who haven't been vaccinated should still get the vaccine.

To make an appointment for HPV vaccine, call 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs or 970-824-8233 in Craig (same day appointments often are available). Costs vary. Please bring your  insurance card to your appointment. Low-cost immunizations are available to individuals who don't have insurance.

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