To mandate or not to mandate? Is that the Question?

Jo Anne Bennett, RN, PhD1, Diane Downing, RN, PhD2, Jeanne A. Matthews, PhD, RN3, Derryl E. Block, PhD, MPH, RN4, Nonceba Lubanga, RN, MPH5 and Judy Gibson6
(1)New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, (2)Georgetown University, Washington, DC, (3)Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies and Arlington Public Health Division, Washington, DC, (4)University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, (5)NYC Administration for Children's Services, New York, NY, (6)CDC/CCID/NCHSTP, Atlanta, GA