HPV vac­ci­na­tion cam­paign

The Rep - - NEWS -

THE De­part­ment of Health in the Chris Hani district will be vis­it­ing var­i­ous schools in the district to vac­ci­nate pupils against the Hu­man Papil­loma Virus (HPV).

Schools will be vis­ited from Fe­bru­ary 8 to March 16.

Girls in Grade 4 who are aged nine will be vac­ci­nated.

Par­ents are en­cour­aged to sign and re­turn con­sent forms to schools be­fore the sched­uled dates.

This cam­paign is con­ducted on a yearly ba­sis and re­quires two doses (six months apart).

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on which days and which schools will be vis­ited may be ob­tained from the de­part­ment on 045 807 8900. – Rep re­porter

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