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Newborn Screening Statute 26-10-6

Newborn screening is a state mandated practice that helps save the lives of babies in Utah. For specific information, follow the link above or contact the Newborn Screening Program.

Newborn Screening Rule R398-1

The newborn screening rule site details the definitions, actions, and responsibilities in the newborn screening process, as well as criteria for an appropriate specimen.

Objection to Newborn Screening (Religious)

All babies born in Utah are required by law to receive Newborn Screening. 

Exception:  “Except in the case where parents object on the grounds that they are members of a specified, well-recognized religious organization whose teachings are contrary to the tests required by this section, each newborn infant shall be tested.....”

HIPPA Privacy Act

Understanding HIPPA and Newborn Screening.