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"We are committed to trying new approaches, like this pilot program in place since January 2011, to improve a situation that can have lifelong consequences," Ms. Waldhorn said, adding that on average, 1 percent to 2 percent of parents opt out of the CATCH program.
Parents were informed about CATCH and given an opt-out form to sign if they didn't want their daughters receiving contraception or Plan B, said Alexandra Waldhorn, a spokeswoman for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.