Reducing and preventing disabilities and death resulting from disorders detectable through newborn screening, diagnosis, and treatment, and assuring availability of follow-up genetic services for families at risk.
- Virginia Newborn Screening Services
- Formula Distribution and Purchase Plan
- Food & Supplements Reimbursement Plan
- Contact: Kathleen Moline BSN, MA, Virginia Genetics Program Manager
- Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
- VEHDIP Advisory Committee
- Contact: Ruth Frierson – Virginia EHDI Program Manager
Genetics and Newborn Screening is a unit located within the Division of Child and Adolescent Health, Office of Family Health Services.
If you would like Newborn Screening results, please call the Division of Consolidated Laboratories at 1-866-378-7730 or
1-804-648-4480 ext 172.
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics has made available ACT sheets on metabolic and genetic disorders. An interrelationship between the conditions screened during the newborn screening laboratory tests and the markers used for the screening has been found. For each marker there is an ACTion (ACT) sheet that describes short term actions a healthcare profession should follow while communicating with the family and to determine next steps to ensure follow-up. An algorithm is also provided to present an overview of the appropriate follow-up steps of the infant that has screening positive to determine final diagnosis. Just click on the condition on the ACT sheet or the Algorithm and you will be linked to the materials.
Contact us at Genetics and Newborn Screening Director
Virginia Department of Health
Division of Child and Adolescent Health
109 Governor Street, 8th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 864-7691 FAX: (804) 864-7721