Laboratory Services

Located on upper level

The Watson Lake Community Hospital lab performs a variety of routine, urgent and emergency testing that support your caregivers by helping to diagnose and determine the best course of treatment. All lab tests must be ordered by a physician.

The WLCH lab is open Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for outpatient bookings. For inpatients, a combined lab/x-ray technologist is on-site from Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at the Admitting & Discharge reception desk located in the hospital’s main lobby.

What we do


  • Blood count
  • Blood sugar
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine pregnancy test
  • Stool for occult blood


  • Cardiac markers
  • Electrolytes
  • Blood gases
  • INR

The WLCH lab may also collect specimens for all other blood tests that need to be sent to the lab at Whitehorse General Hospital or to a facility outside the territory for processing.

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Last Updated:Tue, 03/30/2021 - 12:19