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Health Information

All health-related documents may be found on the Lexington City Schools' Information page, under "Health".

Useful Info and External Links

HPV Vaccine

The 2007 General Assembly passed legislation that requires the Virginia Department of Health to provide parents/guardians of rising sixth-grade girls with information on the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that girls 11-12 years old receive the vaccine. In 2011, the CDC provided additional recommendation that boys 11-12 years old also receive the HPV vaccine.

The Virginia Department of Health makes electronic copies available in English and Spanish at http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/immunization/requirements/.

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