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How will cCMV screening results be reported to the NBHS Program?

All cCMV screening results must be submitted through the electronic reporting portal, eReports™. Account requests can be made by completing the eReports Online Registration Form. cCMV screening results required to be reported to the NBHS Program within seven days of receiving the results.

Testing for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

The Florida Department of Health, Newborn Screening (NBS) Program, is pleased to announce that beginning April 27, 2020, all newborns screened will be tested for a new condition, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). If you have any questions, please contact the