Washington State to Screen all Newborns for SCID


WA screening
Hayden was born in Washington State with SCID

Following a lot of hard work from the Washington State Department of Health and advocates throughout the state, the State Board of Health unanimously approved the proposal to add SCID to Washington’s newborn screening panel at their meeting on October 9,2013!

The Department of Health is committed to implement testing in January 2014.

To read more about the decision to start screening for SCID in Washington State, please visit