Services: Laboratory

The CMH Laboratory is a full-service clinical laboratory with a broad in-house menu for routine and STAT testing. Additionally, the lab offers send-out referrals for esoteric testing.

The CMH Laboratory is licensed, inspected and accredited by COLA (laboratory accreditation organization that ensures commitment to excellence and quality in patient safety and health care). The laboratory meets all state and federal regulations. It has received a “Laboratory Excellence Award” from COLA, demonstrating that the laboratory exceeds quality and regulatory requirements.

The laboratory is staffed with certified medical technologists, laboratory aides, a lab secretary and a laboratory manager. A clinical consultant/pathologist is available at all times.

The laboratory is composed of the following departments:

  • Hematology
  • Coagulation
  • Urinalysis
  • Chemistry/toxicology
  • Serology
  • Transfusion services
  • Microbiology
  • Point of care/blood gases
  • Frozen sections

Lab locations and hours

Inpatient lab services

Our inpatient services are offered around the clock, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Walk-in lab services

We have three outpatient lab collection stations for your convenience. Laboratory services are provided on a walk-in basis, no appointment necessary:

  • West lobby (use the main entrance) of Columbia Memorial Hospital, 2111 Exchange St., Astoria, OR. Open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. View a map of Columbia Memorial Hospital.
  • 1st floor of the CMH Health and Wellness Pavilion, 2265 Exchange St., Astoria, OR. Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. View a map of the CMH Health & Wellness Pavilion.
  • Suite 109 in Park Building East, 2158 Exchange St., Astoria, OR. Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. View a map to Park Building East.

We can accommodate after-hours outpatient requests through the Emergency Department. For additional information, or to request an after-hours test, call 503-338-7570.

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