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Skin Cancer and Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure

Objectives and Strategies



Objective: Improve reporting of melanoma cases from 3,343 cases to 3,510 cases by 2026 and 3,677 cases by 2030 (baseline: 2017 OCISS).

Objective: By 2030, increase education of Ohio youth about skin cancer prevention (and/or reducing UV exposure) through partnerships with three organizations that serve youth.

Objective: By 2030, restrict the use of tanning devices for those under the age of 18, with no exemptions, by supporting statewide and/or federal legislation as measured by passage of a law that meets model language.

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Together, we can achieve more. New members and fresh ideas are always welcome! OPCC will achieve far greater success than could be accomplished by individual organizations working alone.