The Good Samaritan
Hospital Laboratory - Frequently Asked Questions
4th & Walnut Streets
Where else can I have my
laboratory work that offers more convenient access and parking?
Details about our other sites Myerstown,
Palmyra, Norman Drive, and Jonestown are listed on this web
Click Here for a list of our other laboratory sites.
What are your
24 hours/day, 7days/week
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. - noon
Closed Sundays and Holidays
Do I need an
No appointments are necessary for laboratory
How long do I need to
If fasting blood work is ordered, patients should be fasting for
ten to twelve hours. Small amounts of water are permitted.
take medication before coming in?
Unless your physician instructs you
otherwise, you should take all medications as usual.
Do I need to
bring anything with me?
You need to bring a signed physician's order
along with your insurance cards, photo identification and any referral
Where are you located?
The laboratory is located on the
first floor of The Good Samaritan Hospital at 4th and Walnut Streets.
What do I
do when I arrive?
Upon arrival, please sign in at the registration
reception desk in the front lobby. Please have your insurance card,
identification, physician's orders and any other paperwork ready. Our friendly
staff will call your name in turn to help you.