Office of Newborn Screening
The goal of CCHD screening of newborns is to identify those with structural heart defects usually associated with hypoxia in the newborn period that could have significant morbidity or mortality early in life with closing of the ductus arteriosus or other physiological changes early in life. Read our CCHD Implementation Timeline and a statement from the Assistant Bureau Chief Ward Jacox.
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This index provides a listing of available resources related to newborn screening including guidelines, brochures and forms, process documents, and FAQs. The Arizona listing contains family centered resources, non-profits agencies serving infants with metabolic and genetic disorders, those who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as intergovernmental agencies serving the special needs of families.