Ontario's HPV Vaccination Program


Cervical cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women worldwide, and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the number one cause of all cervical cancer cases.

You now have the power to protect your daughter from this harmful disease.

The HPV vaccine is a major breakthrough, and can help prevent future cases of cervical cancer. It's most effective when given to girls at a young age when their immune system is most receptive to the vaccine.

HPV Vaccination program

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My Daughter is in Grade 8

The HPV vaccine is available to all Grade 8 girls in Ontario. It's free and available through school-based clinics.

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My Daughter is in Grade 9-12

Girls in Grades 9–12 who missed their HPV immunization in Grade 8 are eligible to participate in the "Catch-Up" program.

HPV virus

What is HPV?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is an extremely common virus worldwide and the number one cause of all cervical cancers.


Videos about the hpv and the hpv vaccine

Transcript: Linda Lewis' Story | Mobile

Transcript: Ontario's HPV Vaccination Program | Mobile

Transcript: Reduce the risk of cervical cancer | Mobile

For More Information

Call ServiceOntario, Infoline at 1-866-559-4598
TTY 1-800-387-5559.
In Toronto, TTY 416-327-4282
Hours of operation : 8:30am - 5:00pm

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