The laboratory at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center is dedicated to excellent customer service by providing accurate timely results, a localized continuum of care for patients and a comprehensive laboratory test menu. Laboratory services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.
Outpatient blood draws
All collections are by appointment, with same-day offerings available, and can be made by calling the lab at the number above.
Community Health Days 365
Low-cost blood tests, previously offered during the Community Health Fair or Community Health Days, will now be offered year round for your convenience. View details of our direct laboratory services for available tests and pricing. Many blood tests are available without a prescription.
Appointment requests and questions can be directed to the lab team at YVMC by calling the phone number at the top of this page. Community Health Days 365 is also available at our Primary Care clinic in Craig and the Little Snake River Clinic in Baggs, Wyoming. Please contact these clinics directly.
Our YVMC Lab is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Joint Commission, and is licensed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through CLIA. The laboratory staff at YVMC are licensed through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Our medical director is a board-certified anatomic pathologist available for consultations with providers 7 days a week.
Facts to remember
- Laboratory expenditures are less than 1% of medical insurance premiums, yet 70% of the diagnostic information in a patient’s record is laboratory data.
- 70% of the important medical decisions affecting a patient’s care involve a laboratory or pathology test.
- 70% of all inquiries to a patient’s chart are specifically for laboratory results.