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Newborn screening program

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Information for Families

In California, about 1 out of every 600 babies tested will have a rare, but treatable genetic disorder. To ensure the health of all its newborns, state law requires that all babies born in California have the Newborn Screening Test.

Important Information for Parents Trifold Brochure (PDF)

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