HPV Infection

What is HPV?

HPV is the most common STI. There were about 43 million HPV infections in 2018, many among people in their late teens and early 20s. There are many different types of HPV. Some types can cause health problems, including genital warts and cancers. But there are vaccines that can stop these health problems from happening. HPV is a different virus than HIV and HSV (herpes).

What we offer

Clatsop County Department of Public Health offers HPV vaccines and can test for some HPV viruses during pap smears through the Reproductive Health Program.

Call Clatsop County Department of Public Health at (503) 325-8500 for more information or to schedule an appointment.