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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.


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Office of Public Health State Laboratory
1209 Leesville Avenue
Baton Rouge, La 70802