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Laboratory

Lab orders should be faxed to: (970) 477-4204
For questions please call us at (970) 479-7280
Non-lab order fax number is (970) 479-7186

Anyone needing lab work done can come to the Vail Health Hospital 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, 7 days/week.  No appointments necessary.  To get your lab work done follow the directions below:

  1. Park on the 1st or 2nd level of our parking garage at the Vail Health Hospital (don't forget to take your ticket!)
  2. Once you enter the hospital go to the admissions desk (3rd floor near main entrance) and check in.
  3. Once checked-in you'll be directed down to the lab. 
The laboratory's team of experts include board-certified pathologists, accredited medical technologists and skilled laboratory assistants, who are available for consultations, questions and educational seminars. The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and offers a broad in-house pathology and blood work menu to best serve the needs of our patients and physicians. 

FAQs

The results for most tests are available the same or next day and are provided to your physician.

If your doctor orders a blood sugar, chemistry profile, lipid profile, cholesterol or triglyceride test, do not eat for 10 hours prior to having your blood drawn. Call the lab at (970) 479-7280 if you are unsure about other tests.
 
Yes, the lab needs a physician's written request before we can collect or perform any test. Physicians can mail, fax or phone orders to the laboratory. Phone orders must be followed up by a written request.
 
Mailing Address:
Vail Health Hospital
Attention: Laboratory
PO Box 40,000
Vail, CO 81658
 
Phone: (970) 479-7280 | Lab Orders Fax: (970) 477-4204
 
You may obtain a copy of your results from the hospital's medical records department or directly from your physician.
 
To receive pricing for tests, call the lab directly at (970) 479-7280.
 
Appointments are not necessary for most outpatient services; however, please call (970) 479-7280 to make an appointment for the following services:
 
  • Therapeutic phlebotomies
  • Male fertility testing
  • Organ donor screening tests that need to be sent to a special laboratory as indicated by your physician.