Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–1651.02. Human papillomavirus public education campaign.

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:

(1) The connection between HPV and cervical cancer;

(2) The importance of protecting oneself against HPV infection;

(3) The value of screening for cervical cancer through regular pap tests; and

(4) The effectiveness and risks of the HPV vaccine.