Free HPV vaccines offered in LaPorte County

Fox 28

June 16, 2009

Young women in LaPorte County can now get the HPV vaccine for free.

Health officials say they have doses of Gardasil available for females ages 9 through 26.

This is the age group suggested for vaccine, which protects women from the human papillomavirus, a leading risk for cervical cancer.

The vaccines are available at the LaPorte County Health Department Clinic every Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.¬† That’s located at 302 W. 8th Street in Michigan City.

For more information, call 219-326-6808, ext. 2200.


Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.