GENERAL INFORMATION

CONNECTICUT

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Fay Larson, RN, MS
Genetics/Newborn Screening
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Public Health Laboratory,
10 Clinton Street
PO Box 1689
Hartford, CT 06114
Tel: 860-509-8652
fay.larson@ct.gov

Connecticut Department of Public Health- Genomics Office:

Beverly Burke, MSW
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
860-509-7122
Beverly.burke@ct.gov

Connecticut Department of Public Health/ Family Health Division
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 1 Collaborative

Clinical Genetic Services

State Genetics Plan

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.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests - Connecticut Clinical Directory

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 Connecticut is:
Unfair and Prohibited Insurance Practices - Insurance: Sec.38a-816 (19)

Resources for genetic legislation include: