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Nevada
    
  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Coordinator:

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

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

Click for: - 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:

State genetics coordinator

Click here for: Nevada 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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