Hoeven Announces Newborn Hearing Screening Funding for Minot State University

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $235,000 to Minot State University. Today’s funds support the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention program and will support efforts to identify hearing disabilities among newborns, infants and young children, while helping ensure access to early intervention services for families. 

“Today’s funds will assist MSU in its efforts to help support the well-being of newborns and infants by ensuring they’re receiving necessary screening and timely care,” said Hoeven.