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Newborn Screening Ontario
Health Care Providers

Submitter Bulletins

We send periodic bulletins to submitters to keep them updated on screening and practices. If you are a health care provider and would like to subscribe to our e-mail distribution list or are looking to access older bulletin archives, please contact us.

2020-6 July, 2020 Newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Mucopolysaccharidosis 1 (MPS1H or Hurler Disease)
2020-5 April, 2020 Instructions for requesting a Purolator pickup from any address, CCHD equipment replenishment, CCHD missed screens, CCHD e-learning recertification module
2020-4 April, 2020 Information about shipping over the long weekend, samples collected at <24 hours
2020-3 March, 2020 Precautions for handing samples during COVID-19, repeat collection for specimens collected prior to 24 hours of age, changes to Risk Factor Screening for Permanent Hearing Loss (PHL), results requests
2020-2 March, 2020 Newborn Screening and COVID-19
2020-1 January, 2020 Screening pilot for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
2019-5 December, 2019 Newborn screening over the holidays
2019-4 November, 2019 Changes to the newborn screening card, CCHD reminders and updates
2019-3 August, 2019 New screening information system, Track-It updates and CCHD follow-up
2019-2 June, 2019 New NSO screening information system, priority screening panel, changes to report
2019-1 April, 2019 Easter weekend schedule, CCHD equipment replenishment, new educational materials
2018-7 December, 2018 Shipping newborn screening samples over the holidays