GENERAL INFORMATION

Arizona - Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
William Slanta
william.slanta@azdhs.gov
602-542-6128
Follow-up Program
Ward Jacox
ward.jacox@azdhs.gov
602-364-1410

Click here to go to this program's newborn screening website

Approximate Births
100,000

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 88% 
American Indian: 7%
African American: 3% 
Asian/Pacific islander: 2%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 41% (may also be included in race categories above)  
Arizona Statute 
Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 36-694 (1993) - addresses establishing NBS program and funding. Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 20-2327 (2000) - coverage of medical foods. For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Initial and second screen required by law on all infants.

NBS Fee:  $30 for first screen, $40 for second

Parent/Consumer Resources

March of Dimes

Save Babies Through Screening Foundation

Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening

Disorders

Click here for a list of disorders states screen for

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