Courier System Report

Courier Status Summary

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Courier Service Status Total
NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers 29
None 1
Other 14
State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service 9

Courier Status by State

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State NBS Program Courier Service Status Other Specified
Alabama State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Alaska State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Arizona NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Arkansas State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
California NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Colorado NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Connecticut Other Hospitals use either their own courier, pay a courier service, or ship UPS/FedEx. Specimens may also be sent by US Mail (it is frequently the PCP offices mail specimens).
Delaware NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
District of Columbia NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Florida State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Georgia NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Guam Other By air DHL
Hawaii NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Idaho Other Idaho's courier service is available at no charge to all first specimen providers
Illinois NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Indiana NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Iowa NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Kansas Other Hospitals use US mail, UPS, FedEX and couriers. They are encouraged to use couriers, UPS and FedEX.
Kentucky None
Louisiana Other NBS Lab provides courier for the hospitals; PerklinElmer provides overnight envelopes
Maine NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Maryland Other Some hospitals use their own couriers, others drop off the specimens to DHMH Local County Health Departments. DHMH courier delvers the specimens to the Lab
Massachusetts NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Michigan NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Minnesota NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Mississippi Other NBS lab provides courier for the hospitals.
Missouri NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Montana NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Nebraska Other Contract with lab requires lab to provide overnight courier service.
Nevada Other Some courier services provided to select birthing centers
New Hampshire Other State provides courier service to all birth hospitals. (Free standing birth centers and home birth providers currently use US Mail)
New Jersey NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
New Mexico NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
New York NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
North Carolina Other State implementing transport service with fees paid by laboratory
North Dakota State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Ohio NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Oklahoma State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Oregon State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Pennsylvania Other The Newborn Screening Program recommends submitters ship specimens via UPS. Specimens also can be sent through the U.S. Postal Service.
Puerto Rico State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
Rhode Island NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
South Carolina NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
South Dakota Other Regional lab provides
Tennessee NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Texas NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Utah Other State recommends courier and provides limited courier services
Vermont NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Virginia NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Washington State recommends that all birthing centers use a courier service
West Virginia NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Wisconsin NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers
Wyoming NBS program provides a courier service for use by birthing centers