Newborn screening programs
Newborn screening is a set of tests that check newborn babies for serious, rare disorders. Most of these disorders can't be seen at birth but can be treated if found early. In Colorado, newborns have these tests:
Newborn blood spot screening Health care provider and midwife information, expectant and new parents, resources, contact information
Newborn hearing screening Screening information, provider resources, contact information
Newborn pulse oximetry screening Testing blood oxygen levels to screen for a set of serious, life-threatening heart defects
Please be sure to follow recommendations for additional testing and treatment. Talk to your baby's doctor if you have any questions.
Colorado Newborn Screening Stakeholders' Committee meeting information
2018 meeting dates:
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
All meetings are held at the Laboratory services building, 8100 Lowry Blvd., Denver, Co 80230, at 4 p.m. For questions about the committee meeting, please contact Dr. Darren Michael, Newborn Blood Spot Screening Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org .