Office of Newborn Screening

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The Office of Newborn Screening, a division of Public Health Preparedness within the Department of Health Services is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that the testing for congenital disorders and the reporting of hearing test results are conducted in an effective and efficient manner. The program provides education to the general public, the medical community, parents and professional groups. The state laboratory is the only testing facility for the program. Learn more by reading ARS § 36-694.

National Heart Awareness Resources

February 14th is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day. Learn more about American Heart Month through our 50 Years of Newborn Screening, as well as the information below: