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The 2007 Virginia General Assembly passed a law that requires the Virginia Department of Health to provide the parents of rising sixth grade girls with information on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine to ensure that parents are well informed of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) recommendation that girls 11-12 years old receive the vaccine.  In 2011, the CDC made an additional recommendation that boys of the same age also routinely receive HPV vaccine.

Click here to read the letter and fact sheet from the State Health Commissioner in English

Click here to read the letter and fact sheet from the State Health Commissioner in Spanish