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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Debra Lochner Doyle, MS, CGC
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.
Washington State Department of Health/Regional Genetic Clinics
Washington State Department of Health/Genetic 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-Washington Clinical Directory
Genetic Training Program
Additional Genetics Programs
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 Washington is.
Title 70. Public Health and Safety Chapter 70.02.01 Medical Records - Health Care Information Access and Disclosure/Definitions
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Institute for Public Health Genetics/University of Washington School of Public Health and Medicine
- Washington State Legislature Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).