Northwest Florida Community Hospital

Lab Services

At NFCH, "We treat you like family"

Did you know that you may be able to reduce your wait times by presenting between 8am and 3pm?  For your convenience, outpatient laboratory services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  We are always there for you when you need us.

The Laboratory at Northwest Florida Community Hospital is fully accredited with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.  It offers on site testing for over 732 different diagnostic tests.  These include the specialties of Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Microbiology, and Transfusion Services.  The laboratory is staffed only with licensed Medical Technologist 24 hours, 7 days a week.  Complete outpatient services are offered 7 days a week.  The laboratory also performs employment drug screening for the businesses of Washington County.  The laboratory is also used as a training facility for the internships of the students from CAPPS College and participates in an internship program with students of Chipley High School.


The public has the right to contact laboratory management at 415-8150 to report concerns about patient safety and quality of care. The public further has the right to contact The Joint Commission at  to report concerns about patient safety and quality of care. Any individual who provides laboratory services can report concerns about patient safety and quality of care to The Joint Commission at  without retaliatory action from the laboratory.