Newborn Screening Programs

Description: Programs that offer health screening services for neonates which are designed to prevent physical problems, intellectual disabilities and premature death through the early detection and treatment of genetic disorders which may not otherwise be detected until irreversible damage has occurred. A drop of blood is taken from each infant's heel prior to discharge and sent to a laboratory for analysis. A repeat specimen is recommended one to two weeks after birth if the original sample was taken within the first 24 hours of life. Newborn hearing screening is also available in some areas. (AIRS LF-7000.6000)

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Embudo, NM

Address: State Road 68 Building 2243
Embudo, NM 87531
Phone: 505-579-4255
Fax: 505-579-4669
Wheelchair Accessible: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: El Centro Family Health provides quality health care at affordable prices to rural Northern New Mexico. With 16 medical clinics, 6 school based clinics, and 3 dental clinics. Our clinics span 22,000 square miles and serve more than 17,700 patients each year.

Community Clinics
Diabetes Management Clinics
Diabetes Screening
Medicaid Applications
Prenatal Care
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Last Updated: 3/22/2018

Roswell, NM