To learn more, call 719-589-1225.
San Luis Valley Health has a laboratory with two locations serving the public:
1. Regional Medical Center. Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., for routine outpatient testing.
2. Conejos County Hospital. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., for routine outpatient testing.
Both laboratories are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week for inpatient and emergency testing.
Our Regional Medical Center laboratory is inspected and accredited by the prestigious College of American Pathologists (CAP). The rigorous accreditation includes blind sample proficiency testing and regular on-site inspections.
Our Conejos County Hospital laboratory is accredited through CLIA, Clinical Laboratory Improvements Act with inspections by CMS. Conejos County Hospital also has blind sample proficiency testing and on-site inspections.
The personnel performing all testing are certified Medical Technologists, each with a Bachelor of Science Degree and a 12-month internship at a school of Medical Technology.
The laboratories perform approximately 180,000 tests per year, and are capable of most analyses ordered by our physicians. The RMC laboratory has full-service capabilities in all areas.
For more information about RMC’s lab, contact Mary Rice, Director of Laboratory, at 719-589-1225.
For more information about CCH’s lab, contact Ray Carbutt, Laboratory Manager, at 719-274-5121.