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Lab announces winter holiday hours

Lab announces winter holiday hours
November 15, 2021 -- In observance of the winter holidays, the State Hygienic Laboratory Sample Receiving Window and COVID-19 Testing Hotline will be staffed as follows.

Winter Holiday Hours*
Coralville Ankeny Lakeside
Thursday, November 25, 2021 Closed Closed Closed
Friday, November 26, 2021 Open 8:00 AM - Noon Closed Closed
Saturday, November 27, 2021 Open 8:00 AM - Noon Closed Closed
Sunday, November 28, 2021 Closed Closed Closed
Thursday, December 23, 2021 Open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM** Closed Closed
Friday, December 24, 2021 Open 8:00 AM - Noon Closed Closed
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Closed Closed Closed
Sunday, December 26, 2021 Closed Closed Closed
Friday, December 31, 2021 Open 8:00 AM - Noon Closed Closed
Saturday, January 1, 2022 Closed Closed Closed
Sunday, January 2, 2022 Closed Closed Closed

*Throughout the holiday, the State Hygienic Laboratory will accession samples that are transported by the courier. The courier will run as usual throughout the holiday.

**Open for COVID testing only. No other lab services will be available that day.

In the event of an emergency, call 319-335-4500 and follow instructions for contacting the Duty Officer. Calls are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Newborn screening, tuberculosis and rabies testing is performed daily. Critical and outbreak testing is performed on weekends and holidays as necessary.