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Newborn Screening Ontario


Stay on top of news and events at Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO). Whether we have a new resource, general news to share, or are making an announcement, you will find it here.

Media Inquiries

For media inquires, kindly contact:
Vicky Chaumont, Administrative Coordinator, 613-737-7600 x3427,

News Archive

We hope you enjoy our news archive, which includes news stories and releases from NSO.

First Steps

By nso_admin |

This video features three families whose baby had a screen positive result from the newborn screening test. Parents speak about their experience, the follow-up tests their baby needed and the outcome of the tests. 




Motion Graphic Primer on Newborn Screening in Ontario

By nso_admin |

Check out our new motion graphic primer on newborn screening in Ontario. It provides a brief introduction to the what newborn screening is all about. Thank you to Ryan and Jaskirat, students in Algonquin College's Interactive Media & Management Program for creating this fun resource for us!



Blood Spot Collection Video

By nso_admin |

We are thrilled to announce that we now have a blood spot collection video! This educational video touches on parent education, pain relief, supplies required, suggested techniques and sample transportation.