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Learn more about the WV DHHR Newborn Screening Lab


The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Newborn Screening Laboratory is the only one of its kind for the State of West Virginia. The lab screens all infants born in West Virginia for various syndromes and disorders through blood spot specimens collected at hospitals and birthing centers and are sent to their facilities housed right here at the WV Regional Technology Park for testing. 

The Tech Park serves as a convenient location for WV DHHR’s Newborn Screening Laboratory for a variety of reasons, including:

Convenient location with close proximity to popular breakfast and lunch spots, both on campus and in downtown South Charleston 

WVRTP team of professionals, including technicians to support the needs of their lab in the areas of electrical, plumbing, pipefitting, certification of laboratory hoods and much more!

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