Office of Newborn Screening


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.

March is Emergency Preparedness Month

What constitutes an Emergency? How can you plan for the unexpected? For families of newborns/infants with genetic or metabolic conditions, even a small unplanned event can be disastrous! Learn how other families Get Ready by visiting these websites and clicking on the links below.