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If you live in Alabama or are moving to Alabama and need access to genetics services, please see below for useful resources.

State Newborn Screening Resources

List of Newborn Screening Conditions Screened in Alabama

Currently screens for 46 conditions in the following categories: amino acids, endocrine, fatty acid oxidation, hemoglobin, organic acid, and other disorders/conditions

Alabama’s Listening! Newborn Hearing Screening Program

The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program that screens and provides treatment for infants diagnosed with a hearing condition

General Information on Newborn Screening

Provides an overview of the newborn screening program in the state and connect families with resources related to the newborn screening process and what to expect

General Public Health Resources

Alabama Medicaid

Provides medical coverage for individuals who meet certain requirements such as having a disability, 65 or older, etc.

State Medicaid Application: All Kids

Healthcare coverage for children under the age of 19

State Medicaid Application: All Babies

For pregnant women in Macon, Montgomery, or Russell counties to receive medical and mental health services

Bureau of Clinical Laboratories

Alabama’s public health laboratory that consists of providing lab support for public health programs in the state

Women, Infants, and Children Program

A federally funded program to provide low-income women, infants, and children up to the age of 5 with supplemental nutrition

Family Organizations

Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities

Develop programs to help create an inclusive community where individuals with developmental disabilities can learn, grow, live, and work.

Family Voices of Alabama

Focuses on providing support to families, children, and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities

State Genetic Organizations

Alabama Public Health Association

Focuses on public health issues and policies impacting their state. This organization consist of a diverse group of individuals and organizations.