Hancock County Memorial Hospital

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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
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Blood Bank
  • Urinalysis
  • Endocrinology
  • Blood Gases
  • Paternity Testing Collection
  • Transfusion Services
  • Coagulation
  • 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.

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