District of Columbia Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center District of Columbia State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Date Position Title Status
DC B25-0278 2024-01-23 SUPPORT Removes requirement that eligible students in DC receive COVID-19 vaccination by amending Immunization of School Students Act of 1979 Status: ENACTED, signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser with Act Number A25-0310; Law Number L25-0108; Effective 1/23/2024

Action: NONE
DC B25-0632 2023-12-22 OPPOSE Authorizes dentists to administer vaccines when certified by Board & administer botulinum toxin & other FDA approved neurotoxins for dental conditions Status: Notice of Intent to Act on B25-0632 was published in the District of Columbia Register on 12/22/2023

Action: Contact your Councilmember, ask to OPPOSE
DC B25-0545 2023-11-13 OPPOSE Authorizes podiatrists to administer vaccines and pharmacists to order & administer vaccines on current CDC schedules to all age groups Status: Hearing held in Committee on Health on 12/7/2023

Action: Contact Committee on Health Members & your Council Member, ask them to OPPOSE
DC B25-0347 2023-11-13 OPPOSE Authorizes dental hygienists to administer vaccines among other additional responsibilities Status: Hearing held in Committee on Health on 12/7/2023

Action: Contact Committee on Health Members & your Council Member, ask them to OPPOSE

Announcements

There are no announcements available at this time, but please check back soon.