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 JGH Test Centre closed for renovations on October 18

The Test Centre of the Jewish General Hospital will be closed on Thursday, October 18, for renovations. It will re-open on Friday, October 19, at 7:30 a.m. If you cannot wait for the JGH Test Centre to re-open, please visit any CLSC where blood is drawn, or the Test Centre at Saint Mary’s Hospital at 3830 Lacombe Avenue between 6:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Patients must have a valid JGH Hospital Card. Should you not have a Hospital Card or your card has expired please collect a new card at ground floor E Pavilion (E-0014) - near the Legare entrance before arriving at the Test Centre (Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). 

Phlebotomy services cannot be provided without a valid JGH Hospital Card.

The Test Centre operates as a "drop-in" service and patients are seen on a first-come first-serve basis. No appointments are made.

Peak hours are between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., when a 1-1.5 hour wait can be expected.

Patients must arrive with the Physician's requisition form for the test. Tests cannot be performed without a valid requisition.

24 hour urine collections, swabs and stool samples may be dropped off at the Test Centre, however please ensure that the Specimen Containers are correctly labeled.

Fasting generally means no food or drinks are to be ingested for 8-12 hours except for water. Please consult your physician regarding any medication you may be taking.

The following phlebotomy services are offered:

Service Location Days Times Remarks
Test Centre 1st Floor, Pavillion E, Room 102
Monday - Thursday
07h30 - 20h00
No appointments required.
Coagulation Clinic Pavillion B-304 Monday
08h00 - 11h00
07h00 10h00
Appointments pre-scheduled.
Endocrinology 1st Floor, Pavillion E, Opposite the elevators Monday - Friday 08h00 - 11h00 Appointments pre-scheduled.
Hematology 1st Floor, Pavillion E, Room 103.1 Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri
08h00 - 16h00
07h00 - 15h00
Appointments pre-scheduled.
Oncology 7th Floor, Pavillion E Monday - Friday 07h00 - 15h00 Appointments pre-scheduled.