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Clinical Laboratories

2024 Health Fair Registration Form

SLV Health is partnering with Alamosa and Costilla Public Health to provide lab draws at the local health fairs. Here is the form for the lab draws that will be provided at those locations. Forms will also be provided on location and it is not required to complete these forms before the dates.

April 20, Centennial School, San Luis, Colorado 8-11 a.m.

April 27, National Guard Armory, Alamosa, Colorado 8-11 a.m.

Pathology Services & Direct to Consumer in two SLV locations

The SLV Health Laboratories serve our community's health care providers and patients with a wide variety of diagnostic testing services. The laboratories have state of the art technology run by certified laboratory professionals providing emergency and routine services in:

  • Blood Bank, Microbiology & Chemistry
  • Hematology, Virology & Coagulation
  • Serology, Urinalysis, Cytology & Anatomic Pathology

The majority of the testing is run in SLVH's labs, both in the Regional Medical Center and at Conejos County Hospital, and on occasion specialty testing is sent to ARUP Laboratories.

Direct to Consumer (DTC) Laboratory Testing offers patients the opportunity to receive a variety of laboratory services without an appointment. Patients have the ability to pay for the service they need with cash or credit card and can come in to obtain the service. Results will only be sent to the patient.

DTC Forms and Helpful Information:

San Luis Valley Health has a laboratory with three locations serving the public:

RMC and CCH 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 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. Both the RMC and CCH laboratories have full-service capabilities in all areas.

Laboratory Medical Director is Mark Shuldberg, DO

Lab Tech testing sample

For more information about RMC’s lab, contact Brent Lehto, Director of Laboratory, at (719) 587-1226. Our fax number is (719) 587-1374.

For more information about CCH’s lab, contact Myra Aquino, Laboratory Supervisor, at (719) 274-6021. Our fax number is (719) 274-6022.