FAO;  Parents/Guardians of schoolgirls

Subject: – HPV vaccinations for schoolgirls March 2017

The HSE have asked the Department of Education and Skills to bring letters available in both English and Irish concerning the second level school vaccination programme in 2016/2017 and the HPV vaccine to the attention of the school management bodies and principals of post-primary schools.

Please see below the links to the letters on the Department’s website:

http://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/National-Emergencies-Public-Health-Issues/HSE-letter-to-Principals-Feb-2017.pdf

http://www.education.ie/ga/Scoileanna-Col%C3%A1ist%C3%AD/Eolas/%C3%89igeand%C3%A1la%C3%AD-N%C3%A1isi%C3%BAnta-Sl%C3%A1inte-Poibl%C3%AD/Litir-chuig-priomhoidi-Feabhra-2017.pdf

The HSE immunisation teams will commence the second dose of the HPV vaccine for 1st year girls in post primary schools from March 

Further information on the HPV vaccination is available at www.hpv.ie and www.immunisation.ie.