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Blood Collection locations

Aberdeen Blood Collection

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-928-2830 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). 

All Saints Springhill Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by 1-833-637-1350 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Annapolis Community Health Centre

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
tue 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
wed 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
thu 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-473-2074 or toll-free 1-833-942-2298 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

This location has a safe and secure child play area in sight of the collection booths.

Patients must be 2 years and older.

Bayers Road Centre

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-473-2074 or toll-free 1-833-942-2298 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Easy access from main parking lot; between Lawton's and Fabricville (includes wheelchair and elevator access). Lower level access can be found on Desmond Avenue at Desmond One Entrance.

This location has a safe and secure child play area in sight of the collection booths.

Patients must be 2 years and older.
 

Bayview Memorial Health Centre

mon Jul 22 Closed
tue Jul 23 Closed
wed Jul 24 Closed
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 10:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1350 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). 

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 10:30 am
tue 8:00 am - 10:30 am
wed 8:00 am - 10:30 am
thu 8:00 am - 10:30 am
fri 8:00 am - 10:30 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll free 1-833-395-1440 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

mon Jul 22 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
tue Jul 23 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
wed Jul 24 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
thu Jul 25 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
fri Jul 26 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1349 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 11:30 am
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 11:30 am
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 11:30 am
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 11:30 am
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 11:30 am
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1350 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Dartmouth Drive-Thru Blood Collection

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-473-2074 or toll-free 1-833-942-2298 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). 

This winterized drive-thru location offers patients the option to be registered and have their blood collected while they sit in their vehicle. There’s no parking, no standing in line and no contact with other people getting tested.

Special instructions for the Drive-Thru:

  • Patient can be driver or passenger.
  • Everyone in the vehicle must wear a mask.
  • Use a vehicle less than 8ft tall (Drive thru has height restrictions).
  • Bring a paper requisition (electronic requisitions should be printed to avoid delays).
  • Bring your Health Card (or other form of insurance and government issued identification).
  • Arrive at your scheduled appt. time.
  • Passengers must have proof of vaccination and identification.
  • Do not select this location if you also need a urine collection. There are no collection facilities on site.
  • Do not bring pets with you. (exception: service animals with registration papers)
  • Do not arrive more than 5 minutes before your appointment time.
  • Do not exit your vehicle while in the Drive-Thru
  • Patients must be 12 years and older.

Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre

sun Closed
mon 7:10 am - 2:20 pm
tue Closed
wed 7:10 am - 2:20 pm
thu Closed
fri 7:10 am - 2:20 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). 
 

Eastern Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:00 am - 11:30 am
tue 7:00 am - 11:30 am
wed 7:00 am - 11:30 am
thu 7:00 am - 11:30 am
fri 7:00 am - 11:30 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-855-867-8821, Monday to Friday, 7:15 am to 2:45 pm (excluding holidays).

Fishermen's Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:45 am - 2:25 pm
tue 7:45 am - 2:25 pm
wed 7:45 am - 2:25 pm
thu 7:45 am - 2:25 pm
fri 7:45 am - 2:25 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Glace Bay Hospital

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
tue 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
wed 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
thu 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll free 1-833-395-1440 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Guysborough Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 11:30 am
tue 8:00 am - 11:30 am
wed 8:00 am - 11:30 am
thu 8:00 am - 11:30 am
fri 8:00 am - 11:30 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-855-867-8821, Monday to Friday 7:15 am - 2:45 pm (excluding holidays).

Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
tue 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
wed 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
thu 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
fri 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll free 1-833-395-1440 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). 

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 10:30 am
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 10:30 am
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 10:30 am
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 10:30 am
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 10:30 am
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling the hospital at 1-833-637-1350 from 12pm-3pm Mon-Fri.
 

Lloyd E. Matheson Centre

mon Jul 22 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
tue Jul 23 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
wed Jul 24 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
thu Jul 25 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
fri Jul 26 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1349* from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

*Please note, all blood collection appointment times for the Lloyd Mathenson Centre, are booked through the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Booking Line.

New Waterford Consolidated Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
tue 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
wed 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
thu 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
fri 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll-free 1-833-395-1440 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). 

North Cumberland Health Care Centre

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1350 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Northside General Hospital

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
tue 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
wed 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
thu 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll-free 1-833-395-1440 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  (excluding holidays).

Queens General Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:45 am - 11:30 am
tue 7:45 am - 11:30 am
wed 7:45 am - 11:30 am
thu 7:45 am - 11:30 am
fri 7:45 am - 11:30 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

River Hebert Blood Collection

mon Jul 22 Closed
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 10:00 am
wed Jul 24 Closed
thu Jul 25 Closed
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1350 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Roseway Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Sacred Heart Community Health Centre

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll free 1-833-395-1440 from  8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Soldiers Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:10 am - 11:50 am
tue 7:10 am - 11:50 am
wed 7:10 am - 11:50 am
thu 7:10 am - 11:50 am
fri 7:10 am - 11:50 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

South Cumberland Community Care Centre

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 1-833-637-1350 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

St. Margaret's Square

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-473-2074 or toll-free 1-833-942-2298 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

This location has a safe and secure child play area in sight of the collection booths.

Patients must be 2 years and older.

St. Mary's Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:30 am - 9:30 am
tue 7:30 am - 9:30 am
wed 7:30 am - 9:30 am
thu 7:30 am - 9:30 am
fri 7:30 am - 9:30 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-855-867-8821, Monday to Friday 7:15-2:45 (excluding holidays). 

Strait Richmond Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
tue 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
thu 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free at 1-855-867-8821, Monday to Friday, 7:15 am to 2:45 pm (excluding holidays)

Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:30 am - 10:30 am
tue Jul 23 7:30 am - 10:30 am
wed Jul 24 7:30 am - 10:30 am
thu Jul 25 7:30 am - 10:30 am
fri Jul 26 7:30 am - 10:30 am
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

The Blood Collection Clinic at Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital in Pictou is closed Tuesday, February 6.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling the toll free number 1-833-998-2499 or 902-928-2830 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Valley Regional Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:05 am - 2:55 pm
tue 7:05 am - 2:55 pm
wed 7:05 am - 2:55 pm
thu 7:05 am - 2:55 pm
fri 7:05 am - 2:55 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Victoria Building

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-473-2074 or toll-free 1-833-942-2298 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

This is a collection site for cancer care patients, transplant patients, and patients with same-day hospital appointments or service such as X-ray, ultra-sound, mammogram. Others may be redirected to another facility (such as Bayers Road).

Patients must be 12 years and older.

Victoria County Memorial Hospital

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 11:00 am
tue 8:00 am - 11:00 am
wed 8:00 am - 11:00 am
thu 8:00 am - 11:00 am
fri 8:00 am - 11:00 am
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling 902-563-8545 or toll free 1-833-395-1440 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Yarmouth Regional Hospital

sun Closed
mon 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
tue 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
wed 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
thu 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
sat Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Water testing drop off locations Map

Water testing drop off locations

Aberdeen Hospital

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 9:00 am
tue 8:00 am - 9:00 am
wed 8:00 am - 9:00 am
thu 8:00 am - 9:00 am
fri Closed
sat Closed

No water testing available on Fridays, weekends, holidays or the day before a holiday.

902-752-7600 x4300

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles and requisition provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle. Include a completed Aberdeen Hospital Environmental Services request form (pdf).

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Business Office Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or Security desk in the front lobby. 

Annapolis Community Health Centre

mon Jul 22 10:00 am - 11:00 am
tue Jul 23 10:00 am - 11:00 am
wed Jul 24 10:00 am - 11:00 am
thu Jul 25 10:00 am - 11:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Water sample must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottles and requisition provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

(902) 752-7600 x4300

Sample bottles for water testing can be picked up at the front desk from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Barrington Town Offices

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle

Tel: (902) 637-2015

Sample bottle pick-up is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Bayers Road Centre

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 454-1661

E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle provided my NS Health

Pick Up and Drop-off hours are the same

Cape Breton Regional Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 567-8000 x2412

Bacterial testing is currently not available at this location. Please drop samples to Bureau Veritas Laboratories, 465 George St, Sydney, NS (902-567-1255). Chemical testing is still available through the NSH clinical laboratories and sent to CZ Environmental Services.

Clare Municipal Offices

(902) 769-2031

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle

Sample bottle pick-up services only are available from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cobequid Community Health Centre

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Tel: (902) 869-7120

Water sample bottles available for pick-up Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

mon Jul 22 8:30 am - 9:15 am
tue Jul 23 8:30 am - 9:15 am
wed Jul 24 8:30 am - 9:15 am
thu Jul 25 8:30 am - 9:15 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 893-4321 x45513

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Water sample bottles for pick-up are available at the lab (2nd) floor, Mon-Fri from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre

mon Jul 22 8:30 am - 9:00 am
tue Jul 23 8:30 am - 9:00 am
wed Jul 24 8:30 am - 9:00 am
thu Jul 25 8:30 am - 9:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 667-3361

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Business Office Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. or South Cumberland Community Care, Bayview Memorial Hospital, North Cumberland Memorial Hospital and All Saints Springhill Hospital.

Dartmouth General Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
fri Jul 26 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 465-8305

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Front desk blood collection Monday to Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Digby General Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 10:00 am
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 10:00 am
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 10:00 am
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 10:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 245-2501

Water sample must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottles and requisition provided by Nova Scotia Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-up for Water Testing

Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m.to 1:30 p.m.).

Eastern Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:30 am - 8:00 am
tue Jul 23 7:30 am - 8:00 am
wed Jul 24 7:30 am - 8:00 am
thu Jul 25 7:30 am - 8:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 336-2794

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Bacterial testing is currently not available at this location. Please drop samples to Bureau Veritas Laboratories, 465 George St, Sydney, NS (902-567-1255). Chemical testing is still available through the NSH clinical laboratories and sent to CZ Environmental Services.

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Eastern Memorial Laboratory from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:30 am - 10:30 am
tue Jul 23 7:30 am - 10:30 am
wed Jul 24 7:30 am - 10:30 am
thu Jul 25 7:30 am - 10:30 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 885-3612

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Pick Up and Drop-off hours are the same

Guysborough Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:30 am - 9:30 am
tue Jul 23 7:30 am - 9:30 am
wed Jul 24 7:30 am - 9:30 am
thu Jul 25 7:30 am - 9:30 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 533-3702

Bacterial testing is currently not available at this location. Please drop samples to Bureau Veritas Laboratories, 465 George St, Sydney, NS (902-567-1255). Chemical testing is still available through the NSH clinical laboratories and sent to CZ Environmental Services.

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Laboratory Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hants Community Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 11:00 am
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 11:00 am
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 11:00 am
thu Jul 25 7:00 am - 11:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 792-2037

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:30 am - 10:00 am
tue Jul 23 7:30 am - 10:00 am
wed Jul 24 7:30 am - 10:00 am
thu Jul 25 7:30 am - 10:00 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 657-0211 x128

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Front desk registration

Mackenzie Building

mon Jul 22 Open 24 hours
tue Jul 23 Open 24 hours
wed Jul 24 Open 24 hours
thu Jul 25 Open 24 hours
fri Jul 26 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

ph: (902) 473-8466
email: Envirolabservices@nshealth.ca 

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by Nova Scotia Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Notes: 

  • Bacteria samples not accepted after 3:00 p.m. on Fridays
  • To ensure stability samples should be collected same day as drop off.
  • Closed on holidays

Municipality of Chester - water testing pick-up bottle location

(902) 275-3554

This is a pick up location for water testing bottles. Drop off can be done at 5110 St. Margaret's Bay Rd, Suite 204 in Tantallon or 5788 University Avenue in Halifax.

Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 830am- 430pm.

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:30 am - 11:30 am
tue Jul 23 7:30 am - 11:30 am
wed Jul 24 7:30 am - 11:30 am
thu Jul 25 7:30 am - 11:30 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 384-4111

Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Front desk registration 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Queens General Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 9:15 am
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 9:15 am
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 9:15 am
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 9:15 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 354-3034

Water samples must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle/ Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

QGH Business Office Monday to Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

QGH Door Screener 7 days a week / 7:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Roseway Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 11:30 am
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 11:30 am
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 11:30 am
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 11:30 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 875-3011

Water samples must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health. 

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Soldiers Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 825-3411

Water samples must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health. E.coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Business Office Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SMH Switchboard (front desk registration) open 24/7

South Shore Regional Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 543-4603

Water sample must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health.

E.coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

SSRH Business Office Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

SSRH Admitting & Switchboard (front desk registration) open 24/7

St. Martha's Regional Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:30 am - 10:30 am
tue Jul 23 8:30 am - 10:30 am
wed Jul 24 8:30 am - 10:30 am
thu Jul 25 8:30 am - 10:30 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 867-4500 x4311

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles and requisition provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Business Office Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and/or Main Desk (open 24/7)

St. Mary's Memorial Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 9:30 am
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 9:30 am
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 9:30 am
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 9:30 am
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 522-2882

Bacterial testing is currently not available at this location. Please drop samples to Bureau Veritas Laboratories, 465 George St, Sydney, NS (902-567-1255). Chemical testing is still available through the NSH clinical laboratories and sent to CZ Environmental Services.

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles and requisition provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Municipal Office

Strait Richmond Hospital

mon Jul 22 7:00 am - 9:00 am
tue Jul 23 7:00 am - 9:00 am
wed Jul 24 7:00 am - 9:00 am
thu Jul 25 Closed
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 625-3100

Chemical and bacterial testing is available through the NSH clinical laboratories and sent to Central Zone Environmental Services. Sample collection must be completed by 5am the same morning of drop-off.

Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles and requisition provided by NS Health. Microbiology (E.Coli & Coliform) testing is a white top 100 mL bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 mL bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Valley Regional Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 679-2657 x3412

Water sample must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health. E. coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing it is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

VRH Business Office Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or at the Information Desk located in the YRH main lobby

Yarmouth Regional Hospital

mon Jul 22 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
tue Jul 23 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
wed Jul 24 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
thu Jul 25 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
fri Jul 26 Closed
sat Jul 27 Closed
sun Jul 28 Closed

(902) 742-3542 x1118

Water sample must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by Nova Scotia Health. 

E.coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing it is a black top 200 ML bottle

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Business Office Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or at YRH Admitting (open 24/7)

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