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§ 6213. Public information and education program

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 31A. Diethylstilbestrol Public Information and Education Act
35 P.S. § 6213
§ 6213. Public information and education program
(a) Purpose.--For the purpose of educating exposed persons to the potential hazards and afflictions of DES concerning the symptoms and early detection of associated malignancies and other abnormalities, the department shall establish, promote and maintain public and professional information and education programs on DES.
(b) Public information and education.--The program shall be conducted throughout this Commonwealth and shall include, but not be limited to, a concerted effort to reaching exposed persons. The purpose of the campaign will be to encourage exposed persons to seek medical care and to inform the public of DES-related conditions.
(c) Professional information and education.--The department shall offer information to such health care providers who would usually encounter exposed persons. These practitioners shall include: urologists, oncologists, family practitioners, obstetricians/gynecologists, nurse midwives, certified registered nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, internists, applicable medical school departments and family planning councils. Additionally, the department shall urge such practitioners to include screening relating to exposure to DES as a part of the patient medical history.


1994, Oct. 13, P.L. 594, No. 89, § 3, effective July 1, 1995.
35 P.S. § 6213, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6213
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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