Department of Health and Senior Services
The screenings for critical congenital heart disease are required under a new state law that takes effect Jan. 1.
The bill would grant local public health authorities or departments the power to require individuals they suspect are infected with TB to get treatment.
Nathan Blecha was three months old when he died in the care of an in-home, unlicensed day care provider that the family had used for three and a half years.
No deaths or life-threatening illnesses have been reported since the first cases were reported last week in St. Louis city and St. Louis, Jefferson and St. Charles counties in Missouri and St. Clair County, Ill.