Tennessee

Tennessee Public Health Laboratory

Public health laboratory that consists of providing lab support for public health programs in the state, including newborn screening. . There are 2 laboratory facilities in the state located in Nashville and Knoxville.

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

Newborn Hearing Screening Program

This program screens and provides treatment for infants diagnosed with a hearing condition and support for families

List of Newborn Screening Conditions Screened in Tennessee

Currently screens for 71 conditions in the following categories: amino acids, endocrine, fatty acid oxidation, hemoglobin, organic acid, and other disorders/conditions

State Medicaid Application: TennCare

Central application system to apply for Medicaid coverage for TennCare, CoverKids, and Medicare Savings Program. Individual must meet certain eligibility requirements.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

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

Family Voices of Tennessee

An organization that provides emotional support for parents with children and youth with special health care needs

Tennessee Genetic Counselors Association

A professional organization group focused on providing information related to genetics in Tennessee for genetic professionals, especially genetic counselors