GENERAL INFORMATION

CALIFORNIA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Fred Lorey, PhD
Genetic Disease Branch
California Department of Health Services
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Room F 175
Richmond, CA 94804
Tel: 510-412-1500
fred.lorey@cdph.ca.gov

California Department of Health Services/Genetic Disease Branch
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 7 Collaborative 

Clinical 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.

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-California Clinical Directory

Genetic Counselor Training Program

Legislation

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 California is:

Insurance Code. Section 10146-10149.1 Regarding genetic privacy protection

Resources for genetic legislation include: