FREE HPV Immunization Programs by province / territory

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6 and 9.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals up to and including 26 years of age.
  2. Individuals 17 to 26 years of age who did not receive the vaccine as eligible students.
  3. Individuals younger than 26 years of age that have certain health conditions.

See these recommendations from Alberta Health Services

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British Columbia  | HPV VACCINE LOCATOR NEAR ME

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals 9 – 25 years of age (must start vaccine series before age 19 and complete it before age 26; males must be born in 2006 or later).
  2. HIV-positive individuals between 9 and 26 years of age.
  3. Transgender individuals between 9 and 26 years of age.
  4. Males between 9 and 26 years of age with at least one of the following criteria:
    1. Males who have sex with males (MSM)
    2. Not yet sexually active with self-questioning sexual orientation
    3. Street-involved
  5. Males between 9 and 18 years of age in the care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).
  6. Males in youth custody service centres regardless of age.
  7. Males with specific conditions.

See these recommendations from Health Link BC

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals who were eligible for the vaccine in grade school but did not get it.
  2. Immunocompetent HIV-infected males between 9 and 26 years of age or females between 9 and 45 years of age.
  3. Individuals with congenital B cell deficiency, T cell mixed deficiency, phagocytic and neutrophil congenital disorder, complement deficiency or with acquired pre or post-solid organ transplant and hematopoietic stem cell transplant immunodeficiency.
  4. Incarcerated males 18 years old or younger.
  5. Individuals with – or having a history of – a recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
  6. Gay or Bisexual male individuals between 9 and 26 years of age.
  7. Transgender individuals between 9 and 26 years of age.
  8. Females between 9 and 45 years of age with a new high-grade cervical histopathology finding.
  9. Victims of sexual assault (males between 9 and 26 years of age and females between 9 and 45 years of age).
  10. Patients of the Cancer Care Manitoba with malignant neoplasms or hypo-aspleny or aspleny.

See these recommendations from the Ministry of Health

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New Brunswick  | HPV VACCINE LOCATOR NEAR ME

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 7.

Free vaccines also available to:

Individuals 9 – 26 years of age (females must be born in/after 1995 and males must be born in/after 2005).

See these recommendations from the Ministry of Health

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Newfoundland and Labrador  | HPV VACCINE LOCATOR NEAR ME

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

Individuals who missed the vaccine in grade school (females since 2007 and males since 2017).

See these recommendation from Ministry of Health

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Northwest Territories  | HPV VACCINE LOCATOR NEAR ME

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grades 4, 5, or 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals 9 – 26 years of age.
  2. Males between 18 and 26 years of age (will receive 3 doses).
  3. Females between 18 and 45 years of age (will receive 3 doses).
  4. Males 27 years of age or older with ongoing risk of exposure to HPV.

See these recommendations from Health and Social Services

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 7.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals 9 – 18 years of age.
  2. Males who have sex with males (MSM).
  3. HIV-positive individuals.

See these recommendations from the Department of Health and Wellness 

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

Individuals 9 – 26 years of age.

See these recommendations from the Ministry of Health

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 7.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals in grade school, up until the end of Grade 12.
  2. Males under the age of 26 years who have sex with Males (MSM).
  3. Transgender individuals who have not started their HPV vaccine series before September 5, 2017.

See these recommendations from the Ministry of Health

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Prince Edward Island  | HPV VACCINE LOCATOR NEAR ME

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

Individuals who missed the vaccine in grade school (females since 2007 and males since 2012).

See these recommendations from the provincial government

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 4 and secondary 3.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals 9 – 17 years of age.
  2. Individuals 18 – 45 years of age with known immunodeficiency or HIV-positive (3 doses are recommended).
  3. Males 26 years of age or younger who have or plan to have sex with males.

Additional Information:

  1. Individuals who have started the vaccination in Grade 4 receive 2 doses.
  2. Individuals who begin the immunization at 18 years of age or older are recommended 2 doses.

See these recommendations from the Ministry of Health

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Saskatchewan  | HPV VACCINE LOCATOR NEAR ME

School-based free vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals 9 – 26 years of age (females must be born in 1996 or later and males must be born in 2006 or later).
  2. Individuals with specific medical conditions.

See these recommendations from the Saskatchewan Health Authority

School-based vaccination program: For all students in Grade 6.

Free vaccines also available to:

  1. Individuals 9 – 26 years of age.
  2. HIV-positive individuals 9 – 45 years of age.

Additional Information:

  1. Vaccines do not need a prescription and can be administered free of charge at a local pharmacy.
  2. Yukoners with no access to a pharmacy will need to go to Whitehorse to receive the vaccine.

It is not recommended that a COVID-19 vaccine be administered with a another vaccine at least 14 days prior or 28 days after.