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Getting the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine Gardasil is approved and recommended for both males and females ages 9 through 26.

If the HPV vaccine is given before a person is exposed to the human papillomavirus, it can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in females. It can also prevent vaginal and vulvar cancer in females, and genital warts in both males and females. To find out more about the Gardasil HPV vaccine, click the link below.

The HPV vaccine is available at UHS by appointment. It is given in a series of 3 shots administered over a 6 month period. Students who are uninsured or underinsured can apply for Merck Vaccine Assistance or go to Austin/Travis County "Big Shots" clinic.

To get the HPV vaccine at UHS, call (512) 471-4955 to schedule an appointment. The HPV vaccine is given in a series of three doses. Each dose costs $175 at UHS. (Price is subject to change.)

Other Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chlamydia
Gonorrhea
Hepatitis B
Herpes
HIV/AIDS
HPV
Molluscum
Syphilis