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About the Genetics Diseases Program
The Louisiana Genetic Diseases Program was established in 1981 through a federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The purpose of the program is to operation a comprehensive newborn heel stick screening program and ensureresidents in all areas of Louisiana have access to genetic evaluation and counseling.
- To view our contact information, please visit our Central Office Staff page.
- To make an appointment to see a geneticist at one of our Genetics Clinics, use the contact information on the Genetics Clinics page.
- Find Parish Health Unit Contact Information here.
- If you need to mail something to the Office of Public Health State Laboratory, use this address:
Office of Public Health State Laboratory
1209 Leesville Avenue
Baton Rouge, La 70802