Please click on the links below to find more specific information about genetics related programs within the Department of Health.

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Birth Defects Program

Provides statewide data on birth defects and adverse reproductive outcomes.

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Newborn Metabolic Screening Program

Assures statewide newborn screening for 31 disorders which may have serious health or developmental problems if not identified and treated early.

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Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Assures statewide newborn hearing screening.

For Information about the genetics of permanent childhood hearing loss, please click on the link below;

Other useful program information:

Program Contact Information

Program Brochures