Information for Healthcare Providers
NEW ACIP Recommendation for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
EFFECTIVE MAR 27, 2015
- 9vHPV, 4vHPV, or 2vHPV for routine vaccination of females 11 or 12 years* of age and females through 26 years of age who have not been vaccinated previously or who have not completed the 3-dose series.
- 9vHPV or 4vHPV for routine vaccination of males 11 or 12 years* of age and males through 21 years of age who have not been vaccinated previously or who have not completed the 3-dose series.
- 9vHPV or 4vHPV vaccination for men who have sex with men and immunocompromised men (including those with HIV infection) through age 26 years if not vaccinated previously.
Syndicated and print schedules do not yet reflect this change. This recommendation will be incorporated in the immunization schedules that will be published in February 2016.
*Can be given starting at 9 years of age.
See MMWR for complete vaccine recommendations.