Hancock County Health System's Laboratory is integral to your health care team as they collect specimens and report results to your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment of a variety of health conditions. The Lab is located in Hancock County Memorial Hospital and is open from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with technicians on call after hours for emergencies. The Lab runs a broad spectrum of tests including:
- DOT Drug Screenings
- Blood Profiles
- Blood Chemistry
- Blood Bank
- Blood Gases
- Paternity Testing Collection
- Transfusion Services
- Cancer Screening
- Phlebotomy & Courier Services
What is Fasting?
The food we eat impacts many levels in our blood. Fasting ensures a method to standardize results for the health care provider to make the best decision for the best outcome. Fasting means no food ingested for 10-12 hours prior to blood draw.
Do I need to Register as a Patient Before My Lab Visit?
Yes, you will need to register unless you are participating in a Lab Wellness Exam or DOT Drug Screening.
Do I Need an Appointment for my Lab Visit?
No, just stop in during our business hours of 6 am - 5:30 pm. Don't forget to register first!
What is Lab Wellness Testing?
HCHS is offering Wellness Laboratory Testing, a program which allows individuals to receive wellness screens without a physician's written order.