The Premier NBS Community

NewSTEPs is a national newborn screening resource center designed to provide data, technical assistance and training to newborn screening programs and assist states with quality improvement initiatives.


What does a profile get you?

A NewSTEPs login permits access to the NewSTEPs data repository (data access restricted according to user role), and allows users to save NewSTEPs resources in a centralized location.

Newborn Screening Resources

The NewSTEPs resource library incorporates all archived resources on the NewSTEPs website, which can be filtered below by disorder, type and topic.

Trending State Profile Data Visualizations

View trending interactive data dashboards that utilize data entered into the NewSTEPs data repository including state profile data, monthly and annual quality indicator data, and case data.
Trending State Profile Data Visualizations
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Screening Successes

At the end of June 2019 the Washington newborn screening (NBS) program celebrated a remodel and expansion, which was open to the media, followed by an open house for Department of Health (DOH) staff and partners. After increasing laboratory space and purchasing necessary equipment, the Washington NBS program began testing newborns for additional rare congenital disorders, and plans to add more conditions in the near future.

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