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Providing quality testing with superior customer service.

Laboratory Services 

The professionals at Bristol Health's laboratory are committed to providing quality testing with superior customer service. Our federal- and state-licensed, nationally accredited, full-service clinical laboratory provides a comprehensive set of  quality services. Each service provides a vital, specialized function assisting physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
We offer a variety of different services to the community, including:

  • Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Hematology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Urinalysis

Important Information on Coronavirus ARIES SARS-CoV2-Assay Testing

Medical Care Center

15 Riverside Avenue, Bristol

We are offering services in the new Medical Care Center in the heart of downtown Bristol. Laboratory Services are located on the lower level of the building. No appointment is necessary. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm (closed daily from 12:00 - 12:30pm for lunch).


Bristol Hospital

41 Brewster Road, Bristol

Laboratory Services are offered inside Bristol Hospital on Level C, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and Saturday from 7:00am to noon. No appointment is necessary.


Farmington Avenue

641 Farmington Avenue, Bristol

We are offering services in our Farmington Avenue facility (plaza next to Stop & Shop). Hours are Monday through Friday 6:30am to 3:30pm. and Saturday 7:00am to noon. No appointment is necessary.  



167 Main Street, Southington

We are offering services in our Southington office. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4pm. No appointment is necessary. 



27 Main Street, Terryville

Laboratory Services are offered inside the 27 Main Street location, Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 3:30pm (closed daily from 12-12:30 pm) and Friday 7:00am to 11:00am. No appointment is necessary. 


Our Team

Bristol Hospital Laboratory is comprised of laboratory professionals from multiple disciplines.  Our team includes:
  • Pathologists
  • Cytologists
  • Histotechnologists
  • Medical Technologists/Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • Phlebotomists

News, Advice & Stories

Sep 16, 2020

Experts Say Routine Medical Care Is Important Amid Pandemic

Andrew Lim, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Bristol Health, discusses on NBC Connecticut how COVID-19 affected hospital emergency departments across the state and why continuing to receive your routine care is important during the pandemic.

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Jul 15, 2020

Bristol Health earns Silver Recognition from ENA

Bristol Health has become the first healthcare system in the state to earn a Silver Recognition, achieving the feat in the 2020 ExcellenceNorth Alliance (ENA) Baldrige-based Awards and Recognition.

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Jun 19, 2020

Bristol Health Changing The Focus Of Its COVID-19 Specimen Collection

Effective Saturday, June 20, Bristol Health will be converting its COVID-19 specimen collection to a model that concentrates on Bristol Health patients.

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May 04, 2020

Coronavirus survivor, 34-weeks pregnant, receives heartfelt goodbye

Nicole Nolan has become Bristol Hospital’s latest coronavirus survivor. Nolan, who is 34 weeks pregnant, was discharged from the hospital Friday.

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Apr 23, 2020

The head of Bristol Healthcare Kurt Barwis contracted COVID-19 and is discussing his experience.

Bristol Health President & CEO Kurt A. Barwis talks to WFSB about his experience with COVID-19 and his recovery.

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