Routine lab tests are an important way to keep track of your health. In addition to an exam by your doctor, blood work can detect issues or changes in your body that may need further examination.
CAMC LabWorks is now open in seven convenient locations for lab testing throughout the Charleston and Teays Valley areas. No appointment is necessary at any location - just bring your physician's order and you can have your lab work completed.
LabWorks locations are:
Visit camc.org/LabWorks for hours and maps to each location.
Wednesdays @ LabWorks discounted blood work
CAMC LabWorks also offers direct lab testing every Wednesday for a discounted rate at its Chesterfield Avenue location from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and at Teays Valley Hospital from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Direct lab testing allows you to choose from several discounted lab tests - no physician's order or insurance billing is required. Payment can be made by cash or credit card and is due at the time of service.
Direct lab testing helps you to manage your health in a cost-effective way, and you can share the results with your physician. Results are available in the CAMC PatientLink patient portal or you can request to have them mailed to your home.
Tests offered during Wednesdays @ LabWorks are:
What lab tests do I need to get?
Some of the most common blood tests that your doctor may want you to have are:
Your doctor may want you to get additional tests depending on your age, health conditions and risk level for disease. Visit healthinfo.camc.org for more information about other lab tests.
Sources: Mayo Clinic; National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute