Quarterly and Annual Reports

Current Reports

All current quarterly and annual reports can be viewed on the Newborn Screening WTN page. Quarterly lists of specimen errors containing PHI can be accessed through our program’s Secure Remote Viewer (SRV). Please see Secure Remote Viewer for instructions on registering and gaining access.

Past Annual Reports

These annual reports are presented in accordance with Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 70.83.080 and Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-650-040, which requires the Department of Health to produce an annual newborn screening report for the State Board of Health and the general public. The annual reports include metrics on specimen collection and transit performance, specimen quality indicators and performance, parent notification, newborn screening disorders detected, and newborn screening follow-up activities.

Screening and Disorder Summary Statistics

Please visit our Screening and Disorder Summaries webpage for information on the number of infants screened, number of specimens tested, and number of infants diagnosed with newborn screening disorders in Washington State. These statistics are updated quarterly.

Annual Board of Health Report

The Board of Health report is compiled in accordance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-650-040 which requires an annual report to the State Board of Health detailing newborn screening follow-up procedures and annual data on infants screened, infants detected, and the cost of screening. Starting in 2015, the Annual Board of Health Report has been combined with the Newborn Screening Program Annual Report.