New Mexico State Hearing Screening Requirements for Newborns and School-Aged Children
The following information summarizes hearing screening programs for newborns and school-aged children.
This information has been collected by researching individual state statutes, regulations and policy documents, and by contacting each state. Please be advised that regulations and policy may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.
Infants born in health facilities licensed by the Department of Health shall be screened for hearing sensitivity prior to being discharged.
Intervention is not addressed by laws/regulations.
Standards and protocols are not addressed by laws/regulations.
Tracking and reporting is not addressed by laws/regulations.
New Mexico laws/regulations do not require school-age hearing screenings.
The information contained herein was collected and summarized annually. For detailed information on hearing screening requirements, visit these websites:
Newborn Screening Statute: N.M. Stat. Ann. §24-1-6.1
Questions regarding this document? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.