Labor Day Schedule for Phlebotomy and Courier Services
In observance of the Labor Day holiday, Sentara Laboratory Services routine phlebotomy and courier pickups will not operate on Monday, September 2, 2013.
Courier Services will operate on a holiday (Sunday) schedule on Labor Day. Please call 757/965-0040 to schedule a STAT pickup. Normal STAT charges will apply. All routine courier service will resume on Tuesday, September 3.
Phlebotomy Services will also operate on a holiday schedule. Clients scheduled for routine phlebotomy service on Monday, September 2 will be drawn on Tuesday, September 3. For STAT phlebotomy service, please call 757/388-3621 and select “Option #2” for scheduling.
Client Services staff will also be available on Monday, September 2 from 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions concerning the Labor Day schedule, please contact Client Services at 757/388-3621.
Lyme Disease Disclosure Law Takes Effect July 1
Effective July 1, 2013, the following new legislation (Code of Virginia, Section 54.1-2963.2) regarding Lyme disease testing will take effect. This legislation requires that every licensee or his/her in-office designee ordering a laboratory test for the presence of Lyme disease shall provide to the patient or his legal representative a printed statement regarding false positive and false negative results. A copy of this statement and full communication can be printed by clicking on the headline above or by following this link.