FAMILIES

FLORIDA

Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Bonifacio Dy
Bonifacio_Dy@doh.state.fl.us
904-791-1648
Hospitals: For test results call
Customer Service: 904-791-1643

Follow-up Program
Lois Taylor
lois_taylor@doh.state.fl.us
850-245-4670
Physicians: For test results call
850-245-4674

Click here to go to Florida's Newborn Screening Program website

Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
214,962

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 71%
American Indian: <1%
African American: 25%
Asian/Pacific islander: 3%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 28%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Florida Statute 
Fla. Stat. Title 29 § 383.14 (1996) - addresses  NBS fees. 
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 48 hours.

NBS filter paper form: .jpg

NBS Fee:  $15.00