Washington State HPV Free Task Force

Who We Are

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The Washington State HPV Task Force is a group of representatives from various sectors including Federally Qualified Health Centers, managed care organizations/payors, hospitals, primary care providers, government, tribal entities, and others involved in HPV vaccination and prevention. The task force membership includes clinical care team, quality improvement staff, researchers, survivors, community members, and other partners.

What We Do

Star Mission

Our mission is to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in Washington state and reduce the amount of HPV associated disease by engaging and supporting diverse partners and increasing knowledge about HPV and cancer prevention.

Star Vision

Washington State HPV Task Force aims for all preteens to complete human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations to eliminate future HPV cancer incidence.

Star Goal

To attain a measurable reduction of HPV associated disease in Washington State by achieving 80% vaccination completion rate by age 13 by 2030.

Get Involved

Meetings are scheduled quarterly. Involvement may range from being placed on the distribution list to staying apprised of current information to participating in a committee or presenting at a meeting. You determine your level of participation.

Upcoming Meetings

Please familiarize yourself with the Taskforce’s Group Agreements prior to attending our meetings.

Past Meetings


If you would like to get involved or would like to learn more, please contact Katie Treend with the Washington State Department of Health at katie.treend@doh.wa.gov.

Task Force meetings are hosted by WithinReach, an active member of the Taskforce providing technical assistance and meeting logistics. For questions regarding WithinReach’s role send an email to ic@withinreachwa.org

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