For Providers

Healthcare providers are the key to increasing HPV vaccination rates throughout Alaska. Below are some tools and resources designed to help identify the best practices to implement within your practice to increase vaccination rates, along with ideas for effective communication to parents and patients about the safety and effectiveness of the HPV vaccine.

Join Us for HPV Vaccination Month !

Mark your calendars for the month of August, and prepare to help spread the word about preventing HPV-related cancers in Alaska’s children, through vaccination and education.

Resources for Providers

Alaska Vaccine ECHO: Adolescent Vaccines

The May 2023 Alaska Vaccine ECHO session featured a didactic presentation by Dr. Chelsea Banks on adolescent vaccines. Recorded May 16, 2023.

Start at Age 9: Print-on-Demand Toolkit

The COVID-19 pandemic led to substantial declines in HPV vaccinations among adolescents. To assist with getting back on track, the American Cancer Society’s National HPV Vaccination Roundtable has developed the “Start at Age 9” toolkits that can be used in your practice.

Addressing Anti-Vaccine Aggression Webinar

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In this session, Erica DeWald of Vaccinate Your Family walks through ways both individuals and organizations can prepare for, and respond to, negativity and harassment. Recorded June 9, 2022.

Current State of HPV Vaccination Webinar 

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Get up to date information on the current state of HPV Vaccination in Alaska and the United States as a whole. Recorded June 16, 2022.

Top 10 ways to Improve Adolescent Immunization Rates

Top 10 ways to Improve Adolescent Immunization Rates

COMING SOON: 2023 Campaign Toolkit

A one-stop-shop toolkit for healthcare staff and volunteers. Providers can use this guide to consult for ideas and strategy. It includes links to other helpful resources, social media guidance, calls-to-action by department, and so much more!

Follow the Path to Increasing HPV Vaccination

Take these steps for effectively recommending HPV vaccination. They will save you time and improve patient satisfaction.

CME Training: You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

Learn to identify the components of an effective HPV vaccine recommendation, including differentiating between participatory and presumptive recommendations.

HPV VACs: Just the Facts, for Providers

A thorough fact sheet with supporting information and talking points.

HPV Vaccination Best Practices

Summary report and lessons learned from the HPV Vaccination Best Practices Learning Collaborative.

Why Age 9 Fact Sheet

Recommendations for Age 9 Endorsement.

Cancer Prevention Through HPV Vaccination: An Action Guide for Dental Health Care Providers

An action guide sharing ways dental providers can play a role in HPV prevention.


If you plan to hold a HPV Vaccination Clinic for HPV Vaccination Week, ensure you have enough HPV vaccine stock either through state-supplied vaccine or privately purchased vaccine. The Alaska Immunization Program provides no-cost vaccines to participating medical providers for eligible patients of all ages. If you are interested in enrolling to receive state-supplied vaccine, please email the Alaska Immunization Program at