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Connecticut
    
  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Coordinator:

Fay Larson, RN, MS

Genetics/Newborn Screening
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Public Health Laboratory,
10 Clinton Street                                                                                                                     PO Box 1689                                                                                                                   Hartford, CT 06114                                                                                                              
 (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
 

 
 
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.
Click here for: Gene Tests Homepage
Click here for: 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:

Click here for: Unfair and Prohibited Insurance Practices - Insurance: Sec.38a-816 (19)

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: Connecticut Legislature Online 

Click here for: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity. Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).
 

 

 
   
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