Northern Health COVID-19 information

Lab Locations

Due to COVID-19 and our new app NH Check In lab hours of operation (as seen below) may vary according to operational and staffing levels. Please contact the lab to make sure of their hours of operation.

Atlin Health Centre

Laboratory
188 Discovery Avenue
Atlin BC V0W 1A0

Phone: 250-651-7677
Hours: Tuesdays, 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Additional notes:

  • Specimens are shipped to Whitehorse General Hospital every Wednesday morning for processing.
  • During COVID-19 the Whitehorse Hospital has directed to do only urgent draws and patients should call to determine if required.
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Burns Lake - Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre

Laboratory
741 Centre Street
Burns Lake BC V0J 1E0

Phone: 250-692-2418
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 1 pm

Additional notes:

  • No appointments, drop-in only.
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Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre

Laboratory
5500 Hospital Road
Chetwynd BC V0C 1J0

Phone: 250-788-7244 (Answered: 7 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:45 am to 1 pm
Fax: 250-788-7249

Additional notes:

  • Physicians must fax requisitions to the laboratory for patients needing lab work; the lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.

Appointment inquiries: 250-788-2236

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Dawson Creek and District Hospital

Laboratory
11100 13th Street
Dawson Creek BC V1G 3W8

Phone: 250-784-7340
Fax: 250-784-7347
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm

Additional notes:

  • For all new orders for lab work, physicians must fax requisitions to the laboratory; the lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
  • Patients with standing orders for lab work must phone the laboratory to book an appointment.

Appointment inquiries: 250-795-6194

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Dease Lake - Stikine Health Centre

Laboratory
48875 Highway 37
Dease Lake BC V0C 1L0

Phone: 250-771-4444 ext. 239
Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Friday 8 am to 11 am

Additional notes:

  • No appointments, drop-in only.
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Fort Nelson General Hospital

Laboratory
5315 Liard Street
Fort Nelson BC V0C 1R0

Phone: 250-774-8116
Fax: 250-774-8113
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • For all new orders for lab work, physicians must fax requisitions to the laboratory; admitting will phone the patient and book an appointment.
  • For standing orders for lab work, patients must phone the admitting desk to book an appointment.

Appointment inquiries: 250-774-8100

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Fort St James - Stuart Lake Hospital

Laboratory
600 Stuart Drive E
Fort St. James BC V0J 1P0

Phone: 250-996-2753
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 11 am

Additional notes:

  • Physicians to fax requisitions for patients needing lab work; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
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Fort St John Hospital and Peace Villa

Laboratory
8407 - 112 Avenue
Fort St. John BC V1J 0J5

Phone: 250-261-7616

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm

Additional notes:

  • For all new orders for lab work, physicians must fax requisitions to the laboratory, where the request will be triaged and placed into a booking queue. When the patient reaches the front of the queue, the lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
  • For standing orders for lab work, patients must phone the admitting desk to book an appointment.
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Fraser Lake Community Health Centre

Laboratory
130 Chowsunkeet St
Fraser Lake BC V0J 1S0

Phone: 250-699-7742
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 9:30 am

Additional notes:

  • Physicians will provide the clerk with requisitions for patients needing lab work; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.

Appointment inquiries: 250-699-6225

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Hazelton - Wrinch Memorial Hospital

Laboratory
2510 Hwy 62
Hazelton BC V0J 1Y0

Phone: 250-842-4432
Fax: 250-842-4433
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 pm

Additional notes:

  • Physicians to fax requisitions for patients needing lab work, the lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
  • NH Check In services are available at this facility. Patients are encouraged to use the NH Check In app to review current wait times, reserve a spot in line for drop-in services, and to notify the lab that they have arrived at the facility for their booked appointment.
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Houston Health Centre

Laboratory
3202 14th Avenue
Houston BC V0J 1Z0

Phone: 250-845-2294
Fax: 250-845-3101
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:45 am to 12 pm

Additional notes:

  • Patients to phone the laboratory to book an appointment. Test orders will be screened over the phone; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will book an appointment.
  • NH Check In services are available at this facility. Patients are encouraged to use the NH Check In app to review current wait times, reserve a spot in line for drop-in services, and to notify the lab that they have arrived at the facility for their booked appointment.
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Hudson's Hope Health Centre

Laboratory
10309 Kyllo Street
Hudson’s Hope BC  V0C 1V0

Phone: 250-783-9991
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

Additional notes:

  • Patients must phone the reception desk to book an appointment.
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Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre

Laboratory
920 Lahakas Blvd. South
Kitimat BC V8C 2S3

Phone: 250-632-8659
Fax: 250-632-8305
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • Patient to call the lab and leave a message. The lab will phone back and book an appointment.
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Mackenzie and District Hospital and Health Centre

Laboratory
45 Centennial Drive
Mackenzie BC V0J 2C0

Phone: 250-997-8504
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 11:30 am and 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Additional notes:

  • Physicians to fax or drop off requisitions for patients needing lab work; booking clerk will phone the patient to book the appointment.
  • The lab will accept drop-in patients. Drop-in patients will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis; please note that patients with booked appointments will be prioritized in the collection queue.
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Masset - Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre

Laboratory
2520 Harrison Avenue
Masset BC V0T 1M0

Phone: 250-626-4705
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 11 am

Additional notes:

  • All patients need to phone the laboratory to book an appointment.
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McBride and District Hospital

Laboratory
1136 5th Avenue
McBride BC V0J 2E0

Phone: 250-569-2251 ext. 687
Fax: 250-569-3369
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • No appointments, drop-in only.
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Prince George - University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC)

Laboratory
1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George BC V2M 1S2

Phone: 250-565-2441 ext. #4

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 6:45 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
  • Statutory Holidays, 12:30 pm to 5 pm
  • Closed Christmas Day, Labour Day & Good Friday

Additional notes:

  • Physicians to fax requisitions for patients needing lab work; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will phone the patient and book an appointment. Applies to all new orders.
  • Patients to phone the laboratory to book an appointment. Test orders will be screened over the phone; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will book an appointment. Applies to patients with standing orders.
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Prince George - Phoenix Medical Lab

Laboratory
102-2155 10th Ave
Prince George BC V2M 5J6

Phone: 250-649-7616

Hours: Monday to Thursday 7:30 am – 3:30 pm, Friday 7:30 am – 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • Phone for appointment: 250-649-7616. Due to a backlog, calls will be returned within 3 to 5 days.
  • Patients will be contacted for an appointment if physician faxes requisition directly to the Phoenix Medical Lab.
  • Book in person with requisition. Drop-in appointments for urgent cases are very limited and available only after 9:30 am.
  • Patients are asked to present at the Phoenix Medical Lab no earlier than 10 minutes prior to their appointment.
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Prince Rupert Regional Hospital

Laboratory
1305 Summit Avenue
Prince Rupert BC V8J 2A6

Phone: 250-622-6173
Fax: 250-622-6239
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 4 pm

Additional notes:

  • Physicians will fax requisitions to the lab.
  • The lab will phone and book appointments for those patients with urgent or time sensitive blood work. All other patients are encouraged to use the NH Check In app or to call the lab to book an appointment.
  • Those patients who only require specimen containers will not be contacted by the lab, they may pick up containers during regular lab hours.
  • Note: NH Check In may not be available on some days due to staffing levels.
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Queen Charlotte - Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay

Laboratory
3209 Oceanview Drive
Queen Charlotte BC V0T 1S0

Phone: 250-559-4921
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 11 am

Additional notes:

  • All patients need to phone the laboratory to book an appointment.
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Quesnel - GR Baker Hospital

Laboratory
543 Front Street
Quesnel BC V2J 2K7

Phone: 250-991-7580

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 am to 5 pm

Additional notes:

  • Physicians to fax requisitions for patients needing lab work; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will phone the patient and book an appointment. Applies to all new orders.
  • Patients to phone the laboratory between 7 am and 5 pm to book an appointment. Test orders will be screened over the phone; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will book an appointment. Applies to patients with standing orders.

Appointment bookings and inquiries: 250-985-5600

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Smithers - Bulkley Valley District Hospital

Laboratory
3950 8th Avenue
Smithers BC V0J 2N0

Phone: 250-847-6213 – listen to prompts
Fax: 250-847-6221
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • Booked appointments are not available at this facility; laboratory services are drop-in only.
  • NH Check In services are available at this facility. Patients are encouraged to use the NH Check In app to review current wait times, reserve a spot in line for drop-in services, and to notify the lab that they have arrived at the facility for their booked appointment.
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Stewart Health Centre

Laboratory
904 Brightwell Street
Stewart, BC  V0T 1W0

Phone: 250-636-2221
Fax: 250-636-2715
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm

Additional notes:

  • All patients must phone the laboratory to book an appointment.
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Terrace - Mills Memorial Hospital

Laboratory
4720 Haugland Ave
Terrace BC V8G 2W7

Phone: 250-638-4041
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

Additional notes:

  • No appointments, drop-in only.
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Tumbler Ridge Community Health Centre

Laboratory
220 Front Street
Tumbler Ridge BC V0C 2W0

Phone: 250-242-5271
Fax: 250-242-3889
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 11:30 am and 1 pm to 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • Physicians must fax requisitions to the laboratory for patients needing lab work; the lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
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Valemount Community Health Centre

Laboratory
1445 5th Ave.
Valemount BC V0E 2Z0

Phone: 250-566-9138 ext. 2002
Fax: 250-566-4319
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm

Instructions to patients for booking appointments:

  • Call Front Office 250-566-9138 ext 2000 to book an appointment or Lab 250-566-9138 ext 2002 (if consultation for booking is needed).
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Vanderhoof - St John Hospital

Laboratory
3255 Hospital Road
Vanderhoof BC V0J 3A2

Phone: 250-567-6240
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 11 am

Additional notes:

  • Physicians to fax requisitions for patients needing lab work; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
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