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    Newborn Screening Unit
    Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI)
    PO Box 149347, MC-1918
    Austin, Texas 78714-9347

    Fax: 512-776-7125
    Toll-free: 800-252-8023, ext. 7726


TEHDI – Texas Newborn Hearing Screening Program

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The Texas Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NBHS) was established in 1999 through the passage of House Bill 714, and is currently being implemented in Texas hospitals offering obstetrical services. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is the oversight agency.

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Last updated August 21, 2019