News, Hot Topics, & Updates
Health Information Exchange Program
The Genetic Disease Screening Program is now exchanging Newborn Screening results electronically using HL7 messages (v2.5.1). Use this link to access program.
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New Video: One Foot at a Time
Learn from families and experts about the Newborn Screening process. It contains information that could save your baby's life
Program Information for Parents
Information for parents about the screening process, what to do if a baby has an initial positive result, what the limitations of screening are, etc.
Program Information for Providers
Information for health care providers about the screening process, including how and when to collect a specimen, how to fill out the test request form, reference ranges for test results, and what the limitations of screening are, etc.
Data & Statistics
Benefits of the Program
A summary of how many newborns have been identified with one of the disorders screened for through the California Newborn Screening Program.