Office of Newborn Screening

Transit Time Project

EZ Messenger schedule for picking up Newborn Screening packages Labor Day weekend;

  • Saturday, August 30, 2014-Service will occur during the normally scheduled pick up times
  • Monday, September 1, 2014-EZ Messenger will not be picking up packages in observance of Labor Day
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014-EZ Messenger resumes with the regular pickup schedule

Site Visits

The Newborn Screening Program provides Arizona birth hospitals the opportunity to request a site visit to review and discuss transit time protocols. Once the taskforce receives the request, the hospital will be contacted to arrange a site visit.

Site visit topics may include:

  • Bloodspot Specimen Collection-Technique and Timing
  • Bloodspot Specimen Handling
  • Bloodspot Specimen Transport and Shipping
  • Maximizing the Availability of Courier Services
  • Newborn Screening Website-Transit Time Project
  • Interpreting Monthly Performance Reports

Request a Site Visit