FAMILIES

OHIO

Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory  
Linda McAllister
linda.mcallister@odh.ohio.gov
614-644-4660

Follow-up Program
Sharon Linard
Sharon.linard@odh.ohio.gov
614-644-4659

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

Approximate Births by occurrence (ref. 2010 NCHS data)
139,858

Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 80%
American Indian: <1%
African American: 17%
Asian/Pacific islander: 3%
Hispanic Ethnicity: 5%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Ohio Statute 
Ohio Rev. Code Ann. §§ 3701.501 (1996) - addresses newborn screening program requirements.
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 hrs.

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NBS Fee:  $55.16