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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
PENNSYLVANIA: Free HPV Vaccines Offered in York

January 25, 2011
York Daily Record (01.18.11) - Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The York City Bureau of Health will hold a free human papillomavirus vaccination clinic on Jan. 27. The vaccine against HPV, the STD that causes most cases of cervical cancer as well as genital warts, will be administered to male and female city residents ages 11 to 26. Persons under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Three injections within six months are required for full protection; patients can schedule the subsequent free shots during regular clinic hours. The initial shots will be given from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Albert S. Weyer Health Center, 435 W. Philadelphia St., York. For more information or to make an appointment, telephone 717-815-0910.