Whether or not you have been sexually active in the past, the HPV vaccine is recommended for people of any gender up to age 26.
The HPV Vaccine was approved by the FDA in 2014 and is safe and effective. Mild reported side effects include: pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site, headaches, nausea, and/or dizziness.
$0 If age >19 and eligible for family planning waiver (contact Student Health Services to apply or for eligibility criteria)
$0 If uninsured - manufacturer program covers the fee
$192 per dose for those with insurance who are not eligible for family planning waiver option (if insured, patient may submit bill to insurance company for re-imbursement, however, Student Health Service cannot guarantee reimbursement)
Each vaccine must follow the vaccine schedule to increase effectiveness:
Initial First Dose > Second Dose (1-2 months after first) > Third Dose (6 months after first)
Local pharmacies: cost and insurance coverage varies – please check with your local pharmacy and health insurance plan
Primary Care Physician/Clinic: cost and insurance coverage varies – please check with your health insurance plan
• What is HPV?
• HPV in Female Bodies
• HPV in Male Bodies
• Get Vaccinated for HPV