From the 6th February 2023, the routine 2 dose HPV vaccine scheduled provided to both Year 7 and 8 through the National Immunisation Program will become a single dose schedule using the same vaccine being Gardasil. (Please see attached Fact Sheet)
Eastern Health is the School Immunisation Provider and they have confirmed that the scheduled first visit, for Year 7 & 8 students, on Monday 20th February will remain as previously organised. The 2nd visit on Wednesday 6thSeptember has been cancelled as it is no longer required as per the new recommendations.
Fiona Willis and Tanya Rundle
Click here for fact sheet.