Spotlight: Newborn Screening

By | September 21st, 2010|Newborn Screening, Preparedness, Prevention|

Last year Arizona welcomed about 98,000 newborns to our world.  Our Newborn Screening Program (in the State Laboratory) ensures that each newborn is tested for 28 inherited disorders and hearing problems.   The goal is to help kids avoid illness, developmental delays and even death.  Teamwork, communication and coordination are to critical in making this program [...]