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NBS Newsletters

The Ohio Newborn Screening Program sends out newsletters periodically to all birth hospital coordinators and sometimes to primary care physicians in Ohio. These newsletters contain information that is timely and vital to the screening process. Please share the information provided with your staff, IT staff and others who assist you in the newborn screening work. We have archived the recent newsletters for your convenience.


April 10, 2017 – Easter Schedule and Krabbe Screening Refusal

May 22, 2017 – Memorial Day Schedule and Newborn Screening Updates

June 29, 2017 – July 4th Schedule, Electronic Data Exchange Survey, and Pompe and MPS 1 Screening

August 30, 2017 – Labor Day Schedule, Pompe and MPS 1 Screening, and new NBS Parent Brochure

December 18, 2017 – Holiday Schedule, new NBS Parent Brochure, Krabbe Disease-Parent Information, and Pompe and MPS 1 Screening



March 21, 2016 - Change in Newborn Screening Courier to Priority Dispatch

March 29, 2016 - Priority Dispatch Regional Contacts

April 4, 2016 - Notification of CFTR Recall to CF Treatment Centers

April 11, 2016 - Notification of CFTR Recall to Primary Care Providers

May 2016 - Holiday Schedule for Memorial Day

June 2016 - Krabbe Disease Added to the Ohio Newborn Screening Panel

July 2016 - Krabbe Disease Letter to Primary Medical Care Providers

August 26, 2016 - Quality Assurance Report

August 31, 2016 - Labor Day Schedule and Ordering Newborn Screening Supplies

November 15, 2016 - Documenting Parent Refusal of Screening for Krabbe Disease

November 21, 2016 - Holiday courier schedule and Reporting of Missed Newborn Screens