Females aged 9 to 45 years old and males aged 9 to 26 years old should get the HPV vaccine. The provincial government is funding the voluntary HPV vaccination program for all grade 7 males and females in Ontario. This means that all males and females starting in grade 7 can get the vaccine free from the Health Unit.
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HPV is a very common virus that can cause many types of cancers, including cervical, penile, and anal cancer, and genital warts.
People between 2 and 55 years old can have the meningitis vaccine.
Anyone of any age can get the hepatitis B vaccine. People of certain high risk categories are able to receive the provincially funded vaccine through our Health Unit.
Hepatitis B is a virus that can permanently damage your liver and is a leading cause of liver cancer. There is no cure for hepatitis B, and it can sometimes lead to death.