Newborn hearing screening

UPDATE: HIDS/NBH is now live

View training materials, videos and user information for the HIDS/NBH application here

View the “System Orientation” video for step-by-step instructions regarding how to access the How-To-Guide.

Congenital CMV and Hearing Loss

CDC Fact Sheets on CMV and Hearing Loss

We require hospitals in Colorado to screen newborns for hearing loss. If your newborn hasn't been screened, find out where you can take your baby by calling us:


Get Information about Early Intervention
Colorado Home Intervention Program (CHIP), a collaborative model of early intervention services, is designed specifically to provide services for families who have children who are Deaf and hard of hearing, ages newborn to three years old.


Get support from Colorado Families for Hands & Voices

Colorado Families for Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The organization provides families with the resources, networks and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.


About hearing screening


Current Cytomegalovirus (CMV) information

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in pregnancy is spread through:

  • Person-to-person contact (such as kissing, sexual contact, and getting saliva or urine on your hands and then touching your eyes or the inside of your nose or mouth).

  • Breast milk of an infected woman who is breastfeeding.

  • Infected pregnant women passing the virus to their unborn babies.  

  • Blood transfusions and organ transplants.

Cytomegalovirus resources


Provider resources


Colorado Infant Hearing Advisory Committee (CIHAC)