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The DC Code: § 7-1651.02 Human papillomavirus public education campaign.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

By January 1, 2008, the Mayor shall initiate a public information campaign, including multiple HPV vaccine education forums in each ward, aimed at educating the public on:

The connection between HPV and cervical cancer;
The importance of protecting oneself against HPV infection;
The value of screening for cervical cancer through regular pap tests; and
The effectiveness and risks of the HPV vaccine.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-10, see notes following § 7-1651.01. DC CODE § 7-1651.02 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 12, 2007, D.C. Law 17-10, § 3, 54 DCR 5146.)