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

Birth Defects Program

Provides statewide data on birth defects and adverse reproductive outcomes.

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.

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