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Newborn Screening

Know your baby's result! Knowing your baby's newborn screening result can make a difference in his/her health.

The mission of the newborn screening program is to prevent intellectual disability, permanent disability, or death through early identification and treatment of infants who are affected by certain heritable disorders and genetic disease.

Need a newborn screening result? Call the Division of Consolidated Lab Services at (804) 648-4480 ext. 172.


Latest News

Effective June 4, 2015, The Virginia Newborn Screening Program added Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) to its screening panel. For more information please go to Information for Parents and Information for Medical Providers

Contact Us

Jennifer Macdonald, RN, BSN, MPH
Public Health Nurse Manager
Virginia Department of Health
Division of Child and Adolescent Health
109 Governor Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 864-7729 FAX: (804) 864-7807


Last Updated: 06-19-2015

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