During visit to St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Gov. Nixon signs bills to improve health and safety of children
Bills will require screening for critical congenital heart disease and strengthen laws to prevent child abuse and neglect
ST. LOUIS – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined families, health providers, children’s advocates and law enforcement officials at St. Louis Children’s Hospital to sign bills to ensure that every child born in Missouri is screened for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) and to strengthen reporting laws that help prevent child abuse and neglect.