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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Annette Arnold, NBS follow-up
Arkansas Department of Health/Information for Parents and Children
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 5 Collaborative
Needs Assessment Planning
The plan provides for cancer genetic counseling in the state, as well as access to prevention clinical trials for individuals at risk for developing cancer…
Clnical Genetic Services
Clinical genetics are medical services provided to individuals, families, and populations who have or are at risk for disorders with genetic implications. Services include testing, counseling, education, treatment, and where appropriate, referral for other services.
GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests-Arkansas Clinical Directory
Genetic legislation may be clearly expressed in public health statutes. It may also be embedded in other regulations, administrative rules, or other less obvious statutes, e.g. labor law. Identifying and interpreting state genetics legislation is not necessarily straightforward. One example of genetic-related legislation in Arkansas is:
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetics coordinator
- Arkansas General Assembly Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).