FAMILIES

ALABAMA

Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Danita Rollin, BS, MT (ASCP)
danita.rollin@adph.state.al.us
334-260-3400 ext. 3475

Follow-up Program 
Cindy Ashley
cindy.ashley@adph.state.al.us
334-206-2971

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

Approximate Births by occurence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
58,783

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 68%
American Indian: <1%
African American: 30% 
Asian/Pacific islander: 2%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 8% (may also be included in race categories above)   

Alabama Statute (addresses testing, rule making, follow-up and fees)
Ala. Code § 22-20-3 (1991)
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements:
Required by law on all newborns, with second test requested on all infants at 2-6 weeks.

NBS filter paper form: JPG

NBS Fee:  $150.00