Yoakum Community Hospital Surgery

Laboratory

laboratoryLABORATORY SERVICES

The laboratory serves both inpatients and outpatients. Services include  transfusion and phlebotomy services for reference labs, clinics, and health fairs within the region.

We accept lab orders from local physicians, as well as out-of-town physicians.

For all tests, we require a written order, signed by your physician that includes the tests needed and a diagnosis related to the testing being ordered.

All lab specimens that need to be sent to Quest Diagnostics or Clinical Pathology Labs (CPL), need to be drawn at the Registration/Lab Service Office in the Professional Office Building. Available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  If you have any questions, please call 361.293.2321 ext. 505.

Outpatient Services

Outpatient lab services are available Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in addition to Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Please keep in mind that we have one Lab Technician available for weekends, and waiting times could be extended based on the number of inpatients and ER patients.

Emergency Services

Available seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day for emergency room visits and inpatient work.

Certifications

COLA Certificate
CLIA Certificate