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Sample HPV Facebook Posts


A series of intro texts, most with accompanying links, images, or videos, that providers and practices can use or adapt for posts on their Facebook pages.

* NOTE: In some cases (e.g, #5 & #21), the intro texts may seems short or somewhat lacking in context. That’s because they’re designed to play off the title of the link, which will appear both on the practice Facebook page and the parents’/caregivers’ Facebook news feed. In these cases, the intro text and link title work together to have the desired effect.


1. The HPV Vaccine prevents genital warts, but it also prevents cervical cancer, anal cancers, penile cancers, and cancers of the head and throat. To read more about this incredible vaccine, see this CDC resource page…

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/prevention.html

2. Have questions about the HPV vaccine? This excellent page from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has lots of answers.

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/Vaccines/HPV/hpv_faqs.html

3. Want to protect your teens and preteens from multiple types of cancers? The HPV Vaccine does that, and a whole lot more. See the link below, or call our office, to learn more.

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/vaccine.html

4. 79 million people in the US, most in their teens and early 20s, are infected with HPV. Your kids don’t have to be among them. This excellent site from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia explains why. And how.

Link: http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/prevent-hpv/index.html

5. A good, and important, question for parents of teens and preteens…

Link: http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/stds/hpv_vaccine.html

6. In just seven years, the HPV Vaccine reduced HPV infection rates in 14-19 year-old girls by 56%. Read more about the tremendous success of the vaccine on the CDC’s HPV web site…

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/HPV/

7. The American Cancer Society recommends the HPV Vaccine. To learn more, and to read about the cancers it can prevent, see this excellent ACS resource page.

Link: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/index

8. Wouldn’t it be great if we had a vaccine that could protect against multiple types of cancers? Well, we already do. It’s available for teens and preteens right now. Call us in the office, and we’ll be happy to tell you all about it.

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/vaccine.html

9. “Most people get HPV.” “HPV can cause throat cancer.” Plus 15 other things you should know about the virus, and the vaccine to prevent it…

Link: http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0

10. You may have heard that the HPV Vaccine is recommended for girls. Did you know it’s also recommended for boys? This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web page explains.

Link: http://1.usa.gov/1kTyXRG

11. This episode of the great “Healthcare Triage” video series explains the importance of, and debunks some of the myths about, the HPV Vaccine. For parents of teens and preteens, it’s important viewing…

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJqderdey_I

12. This clear, straightforward Parents Magazine piece explains why and when your daughter should get the HPV vaccine.

Link: http://www.parents.com/kids/teens/dating/the-hpv-vaccine/

13. This USA Today article from explains the incredible, life-saving power of the HPV vaccine. Bottom line: raising HPV vaccination rates to 80% of teen girls “could prevent 53,000 future cases of cervical cancer.”

Link: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/10/hpv-vaccine-cancer/5278139/

14. What do you and your child need to know about the HPV Vaccine? The experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics explain on this excellent resource page.

Link: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/How-to-Talk-to-Your-Preteen-About-HPV-Vaccine.aspx

15. The good folks at Toronto Public Health produced this video to explain how the HPV vaccine protects young girls against a “nasty health risk.” (And by “nasty,” they mean from “genital warts” to “multiple cancers”…)

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mTxhng36nw

16. HPV causes about 8,000 cancers in men each year in the United States. With the HPV vaccine, we can help you protect your son right now. See this excellent CDC page for more information, and give us a call in the office to schedule a vaccine appointment.

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/vaccines/hpv.html

17. In this short, moving video, a Mom who survived cervical cancer talks about the importance of the HPV Vaccine: “I will do everything I can to prevent my kids from going through what I went through.”

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du1dnKppn-s

18. Number of HPV Vaccine doses given by medical providers: More than 57 Million. Number of serious safety concerns identified by medical researchers: 0.

Link: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Are-Your-Kids-Protected-from-Cancer-Caused-by-HPV.aspx

19. The writers at Snopes.com devote themselves to debunking online myths and urban legends. On this page, they take down the biggest, and cruelest, of the myths about the HPV vaccine.

Link: http://www.snopes.com/medical/drugs/gardasil.asp

20. “I have two adolescent children, both of whom have received that vaccine, because my job as a parent is to put them in the safest position possible, and this vaccine provides that safety.” – Dr. Paul Offit, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Link: http://bit.ly/1rfXkZL

21. If they aren’t, they could be! Call and ask us how today!

Link: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Are-Your-Kids-Protected-from-Cancer-Caused-by-HPV.aspx

22. Do you have questions and concerns, or maybe just heard some rumors, about the HPV Vaccine? The experts at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have answers, and plenty of reassurance, in this great set of FAQs.

Link: http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/prevent-hpv/hpv-questions-answers.html#HPV-vaccine

23. Here’s an excellent “Doctor’s Note” (and video) from Dr. Todd Wolynn, a Pittsburgh pediatrician and American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow, that provides an excellent overview of the Gardasil HPV vaccine his practice is “absolutely thrilled to provide.”

Link: http://kidspluspgh.com/doctors-notes/hpv-vaccine/

24. “In studies of more than 11,000 women (ages 9-26), no serious side effects from the HPV vaccine were found.” But one pretty important main effect has been found: cancer prevention.

Link: http://www.parents.com/kids/teens/dating/the-hpv-vaccine/

25. The HPV Vaccine is, at its core, an anti-cancer vaccine. This excellent fact sheet from the National Cancer Institute explains.

Link: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/prevention/HPV-vaccine

26. This TeensHealthâ„¢ resource page provides an excellent overview of genital warts, their most common cause (Human Papillomavirus), and their best method of prevention (HPV vaccination).

Link: http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/stds/std_warts.html

27. Heard about HPV but want to know/learn more? Here’s an outstanding overview from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in downloadable/printable PDF form.

Link: http://media.chop.edu/data/files/pdfs/vaccine-education-center-hpv.pdf

28. The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends HPV vaccination. So do we. This excellent resource page explains why.

Link: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Human-Papilomavirus-HPV-Vaccine-What-You-Need-to-Know.aspx

29. Did you know that HPV vaccines protect against 70 percent of the virus types that cause cervical cancer?

Link: http://www.parents.com/kids/teens/dating/the-hpv-vaccine/

30. Notebooks? Check. Pens and pencils? Check. But what about HPV cancer prevention?

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/features/hpvvaccine/

31. The HPV Vaccine protects against cancers of the head and neck too. This page from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins explains the connection.

Link: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center/centers/head_neck/HPV/index.html

32. In this short, informative video, Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and one of the nation’s leading experts on vaccines, explains both the power and safety of the HPV Vaccine.

Link: http://bit.ly/1rfXkZL

33. You might know that we strongly recommend the HPV vaccine for both boys and girls. But you might not know a lot about HPV, or the conditions and cancers (!) it causes. This CDC page provides lots of great information. And a pretty clear view of why we think it’s so important.

Link: http://www.cdc.gov/hpv/WhatIsHPV.html