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Welcome to the Northwestern Medical Center Laboratory


The Laboratory of Northwestern Medical Center is an integral part of our vibrant, not-for-profit, primary care hospital providing Exceptional Healthcare for Our Community. NMC is nestled at the top of Fairfield Street in St. Albans, Vermont with satellites and provider practices elsewhere in Franklin County. Our size brings a family feel to our organization, and we pride ourselves on bringing a broad range of high-tech medical equipment & services to our region.


Hours of Laboratory Operation


The Laboratory is open 24/7/365 for Emergency Department and Inpatient testing.


Our Outpatient Phlebotomy area is located in the Medical Office Building accessible from either Fairfield Street or Crest Road. Ample regular and handicapped parking is available directly in front of this building. When you arrive, please register with one of our Patient Access Representatives and then move to our bright sun-lit waiting area. The current wait time can be viewed by visiting the Northwestern Medical Center homepage. We look forward to serving you.


Our Outpatient Phlebotomy hours of operation are:


Monday-Friday 6:45 am to 4:30 pm.


We are closed on Weekends and all major holidays except by special prior arrangement.


Requests for STAT testing will be honored for assays that are included on the STAT Testing List. To request any test that is not on the STAT Testing list, the requesting Provider must consult the Pathologist or another member of the Consultation Support Staff.