Nags Head, North Carolina
HPV Vaccination: Engaging Community Partners for Success
With alarmingly low human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in their community, the Outer Banks Hospital Cancer Committee developed an evidence-based outreach strategy on the importance of HPV vaccination. Engaging the county health department and school district leaders as strategic partners, a multi-faceted educational campaign was disseminated to primary care providers and parents of adolescents. Gain insight from a cancer program that collaborated with community stakeholders to improve public health outcomes.