The HPV-9 vaccine is now a publicly funded vaccine. Anyone under the age of 27 can receive the vaccine free of charge. The Saitsa Student Health & Dental Plan covers the vaccine up to 80% for eligible students over the age of 27 years old. More info on the Student Health & Dental Plan here.
What is HPV?
HPV is a virus that causes skin and genital warts. HPV infection will often go away on its own. Some people get a long-term infection, which can lead to cancer of the vagina, vulva, penis, anus, mouth, or throat. HPV causes almost all cervical cancers. Learn more about HPV.
Questions about HPV?
Attend one of the virtual information sessions below:
- Tuesday, September 28 @ 5:30 pm MST
The session with Dr. Nancy Durand MD, FRCS will go through what HPV is, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment, and more.
- Tuesday, October 5 @ 5 pm MST
Join the Facebook Live info session organized by The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. These HPV experts will be answering all your questions about HPV, vaccine disruptions due to the pandemic, and more.
Get the Vaccine
Phone the SAIT Health Clinic to arrange an appointment with a physician to discuss and receive the HPV vaccine. Anyone 27 years of age or older, must have a physician prescription to purchase the HPV vaccine.
SAIT Health Clinic Contact
Monday to Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm (Phone hours are 8:15 am – 4:15 pm)
Location: NR041, Senator Burns building
The clinic can only be accessed from outside via the main entrance on the NE corner. There is no clinic access from inside the Senator Burns building.