Twin Cities Hospital offers infant footprint scans

January 9, 2020

Families of newborn babies born at the hospital can now participate in the infant safety system, according to an article on the KSBY website.

A high resolution scan is taken of the infant footprints that can be used for precise identification.

"It can be useful if a child is abducted, lost or involved in a natural disaster," said Mary Jo Cascarelli, Director of Prenatal Services.

Hospital officials say its better to take a scan of a footprint because fingerprints aren't as refined initially.

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