Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

National AAP

Finding Out the Truth About Vaccines: Childhood and Adolescent Vaccine Education Series

HPV Vaccine: When, Why, and How — AAP PediaLink Online Learning Center

Survey: HPV vaccination rates continue to improve

Trends in HPV Vaccination Initiation and Completion Within Ages 9–12 Years: 2008–2018

Why AAP recommends initiating HPV vaccination as early as age 9

HPV Poster - Print and hang this in exam rooms to introduce the subject

HPV Vaccine Immunization Discussion Guide – Offers customizable speaking points.

HPV Communications Toolkit – Features shareable content for families on HPV and HPV vaccination.

Red Book Webinar Recording – Janet Siddiqui, MD, MBA, FAAP, ABIHM, presents vaccine recommendations, coverage rates, and barriers to vaccination.

Video on Importance of HPV Vaccine – Hear from Rajiv "Raj" Michael Naik, MD, FAAP, and some of his pre-teen patients, about the approaches he uses to champion childhood vaccines.

National HPV Roundtable

Clinician & Health Systems Action Guides

Follow the Path to Increasing HPV Vaccination: A handout for providers to make a presumptive recommendation in 3 steps, and also how to succinctly respond to patient/parent concerns. Learn more about the program at

HPV Learning Collaborative Infographic

HPV Vaccination at 9-12 Years of Age: An April 2021 evidence-based summary of the current evidence on HPV vaccination for children ages 9-12.

HPV Vaccination Best Practices Learning Collaborative: November 2021 summary report and lessons learned

Resources to Help Address Vaccine Misinformation Online

Rural Disparities in HPV Vaccination Coverage

Social Media Graphics: English and Spanish

The Doctor is Ready to See Your Child Now: Time for Vaccinations — This video informs parents that it's safe to bring their children in for vaccination and well-child visits. Parents are looking to hear that appointments are available.

Top 10 Ways to Improve Adolescent Immunization Rates

HPV Vaccinations: 9 Benefits of Starting at Age 9

Start at 9 Campaign:

The ACIP, the CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Cancer Society (ACS), and the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable all agree that HPV vaccination starts at age 9. This campaign provides a strong recommendation that HPV vaccination at age 9 will increase the success of completing the series by age 13 and prevent more cancers!

Start at 9 Campaign Core Messages

Advocacy & Parent Toolbox

Provider & Health Systems Toolbox

State & Local Health Departments Toolbox


#HowIRecommend Vaccination Video Series: HPV

HPV vaccination flyers and posters

HPV vaccination is the best protection against certain cancers caused by HPV

Talking to Parents about the HPV Vaccine

Other Research

The effects of the national HPV vaccination programme in England, UK, on cervical cancer and grade 3 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia incidence: a register-based observational study

Understanding How Adolescents Think about the HPV Vaccine

Vaccine Safety Resources

  1. Infographic: CDC: HPV Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness: vaccine-safety-July 2021 (
  2. Infographic: CDC: Vaccines for Preteens and Teens: What Parents Should Know ( – this one addresses all 3 adolescent vaccines and the flu vaccine
  3. Infographic: National HPV Vaccination Roundtable: Evidence-Summary-Effectiveness-and-Safety_Final.pdf (
  4. Video: CDC: Infant and Childhood Vaccine Resources for Parents | CDC
  5. CDC website: What Parents Should Know About HPV Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness | CDC
  6. CDC: HPV Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness Data | CDC
  7. CDC: Questions about HPV Vaccine Safety | CDC
  8. NIH National Cancer Institute: October 2021: Parent Concerns About HPV Vaccine Safety Increasing - NCI (