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Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Jojo Dy                                                       904-791-1648                                                  Hospitals: For test results call          Customer Service: 904-791-1643  
Follow-up Program
Lois Taylor
850-245-4670                                               Physicians: For test results call                     850-245-4674

Click here to go to Florida's Newborn Screening Program website

Approximate Births


Major Racial/Ethnic Groups
White: 74%                       American Indian: <1%
African American: 23%       Asian/Pacific islander: 2%

Hispanic Ethnicity: 21%  (may also be included in race categories above) 

Florida Statute 
Fla. Stat. Title 29 383.14 (1996) - addresses  NBS fees. 
For more information click on this link: National Conference of State Legislators

Screening Requirements
Required by law on all infants, with a second test required if initial screen is done prior to 48 hours.

NBS Fee: 

Parent/Consumer Resources

   March of Dimes

   Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
   Laboratories Offering Expanded Screening


Click here for a list of disorders states screen for

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