Northern Health COVID-19 information

Lab Locations

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 & 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 & 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

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.

Appointment inquiries: 250-788-2236

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Dawson Creek & District Hospital

Laboratory
11100 13th Street
Dawson Creek BC V1G 3W8

Phone: 250-784-7340
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 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.
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Dease Lake - Stikine Health Centre

Laboratory
7171 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
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 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 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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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 & 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:

  • 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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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: 250-842-4607
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 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 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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Houston Health Centre

Laboratory
3202 14th Avenue
Houston BC V0J 1Z0

Phone: 250-845-2294
Fax: 250-845-3101
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 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.

Appointment bookings and inquiries: 250-845-2294

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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 12:30 pm and 1 pm to 3:45 pm

Additional notes:

  • Patients to phone main reception to book an appointment. Test orders will be screened over the phone; if testing meets essential test criteria, reception will book an appointment.
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Kitimat General Hospital & Health Centre

Laboratory
920 Lahakas Blvd. South
Kitimat BC V8C 2S3

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

Additional notes:

  • Patient to phone the laboratory and leave a message and the lab will phone back. Test orders will be screened over the phone; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will book an appointment.
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Mackenzie & District Hospital & Health Centre

Laboratory
45 Centennial Drive
Mackenzie BC V0J 2C0

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

Additional notes: No appointments, drop-in only.

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Masset - Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital & Health Centre

Laboratory
2520 Harrison Avenue
Masset BC V0T 1M0

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

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.
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McBride & 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

Instructions to patients for booking appointments:

  • Physicians to fax requisitions for patients needing lab work; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will phone the patient and book an appointment.
  • 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.
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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 pm, Friday 7:30 am – 2 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:

  • As of July 6, 2020, all sample collection and drop off is at the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital site. Please note: Because of COVID-19 safety measures, the laboratory is currently working through a large backlog of test requests. Patients can expect above-average wait times for returned calls and appointment bookings.
  • 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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Queen Charlotte - Haida Gwaii Hospital & Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay

Laboratory
3209 Oceanview Drive
Queen Charlotte BC V0T 1S0

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

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.
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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
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 3 pm

Additional notes:

  • Patients to phone the laboratory between 9 am and 2:30 pm to book an appointment. Test orders will be screened over the phone; if testing meets essential test criteria, lab will book an appointment.

Appointment bookings and inquiries: 250-847-6213 pick option #1.

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Stewart Health Centre

Laboratory
904 Brightwell Street
Stewart, BC  V0T 1W0

Phone: 250-636-2221
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 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.
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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 4 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
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 11:30 am and 1 pm to 3 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.
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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:

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