FAMILIES

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Joseph M. Quashnock, Ph.D,
Joseph.Quashnock@PerkinElmer.com
412-220-2300

Follow-up Program
Yvockeea Monteiro
yvockeea.monteiro@dc.gov
202-442-9158

Click here for the D.C. Perinatal and Infant Health Bureau

Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
13,790

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 40%
American Indian: <1%
African American: 53%
Asian/Pacific islander: 7%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 16%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

District of Columbia Statute
Information not available. 

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all newborns, with second test required if initial screen was done prior to 24 hours.

NBS filter paper form: .jpg

NBS Fee: None