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Our Services

Laboratory and Pathology Services

LabChoice is a full-service laboratory located within Halifax Regional Hospital. Operating 24 hours a day, LabChoice offers rapid testing capabilities for patients in the hospital, the emergency department and outpatient clinics.

Our Anatomic Pathology Department provides state-of-the-art services in surgical pathology, cytopathology and histology.

Business Health Services

Halifax Regional Health System knows that keeping community employees healthy is good business. In today’s fast-paced global economy, company managers have more to do than spend working hours controlling healthcare costs. That’s where we can help.

Dedicated to serving the needs of businesses and their employees, we are ready to assist with the health maintenance of your workforce. Our programs offer the clinical services you need at the prices you want. We provide:

  • 24-hour emergency injury care through the emergency department at Halifax Regional Hospital
  • 24-hour substance abuse collection
  • 24-hour breath alcohol testing

Workers Compensation Program

The purpose of this service is to ensure that drug and alcohol testing is performed appropriately on identified emergency department patients who have been injured on the job.

Specific instruction sheets are included in the emergency department medical record. The attending physician and nurse carry out those instructions to ensure that proper drug and alcohol testing is performed. Return-to-work instruction sheets are also completed for businesses requiring them.

Direct Access Testing

Direct access testing is a service offered to the community in which an individual, without a doctor’s order, may walk in, order his own test, pay a small fee and receive confidential results. Tests available:

  • Glucose
  • Drug screen
  • Mono test
  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
  • Prothrombin Time (PT)
  • Liver Panel
  • Cholesterol
  • Urinalysis
  • Wellness screening
  • Metabolic panel
  • Hepatitis B titer
  • Lyme disease
  • Arthritis panel
  • Lipid profile
  • Blood type
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • TB exposure
  • Hemoglobin A1c (Hgb A1c)
  • HIV

Our direct access testing lab is located in the main laboratory at Halifax Regional Hospital. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Individuals seeking lab tests must be 18 or older. Click here for the Direct Access Testing price list.

Visit www.labtestonline.org to learn more about lab testing.

Contact Information

Halifax Regional Laboratory
2204 Wilborn Ave.
South Boston, VA 24592
434.517.3231

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