GENERAL INFORMATION

NEVADA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Gloria Deyhle, RN
Nevada State Health Division, BFHS
3427 Goni Road, Suite 109
Carson City, NV 89706
Tel: 775-684-4243
Fax: 775-684-4245
gdeyhle@nvhd.state.nv.us

Nevada State Health Division/Children with Special Healthcare Needs
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 7 Collaborative

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.
University of Nevada School of Medicine/Genetics Program/Clinical 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-Nevada 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. Examples of genetic-related legislation in Nevada are:
Chapter 689A. Individual Health Insurance. General Provisions. Regarding prohibition of use of genetic testing information.
Chapter 629. Healing Arts Generally – General Provisions. Genetic Information.NRS 629. 101-201

Resources for genetic legislation include: