LAB - Cowichan District Hospital - Medical Laboratory

Online Appointment Booking

Click here to book an appointment at the Cowichan District Hospital lab

Please arrive at the lab as close as possible to your booked appointment time.

If you do not have access to the internet, family/friends available to assist with booking an appointment or the ability to use the Text-based Waitlist, please contact our Laboratory Call Center for assistance at 1-866-370-8355.


Or use our Text-based Waitlist

On your mobile device, text JOIN and your first and last name to 1-833-215-3084 to be added to our waitlist. We’ll text you when it’s your turn.

To use the text-based service, you should be able to arrive at the lab within 5 minutes after you receive an alert for your appointment​​​.

If the above option(s) are not available to you, no problem. Please proceed to the lab. You will be manually added to the wait-list by Island Health staff.


Changes in Operating Hours

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, Island Health has made the decision to temporarily adjust some or our Outpatient Lab hours. 

Island Health is partnering with Life Labs to ensure reliable acute and outpatient services. We acknowledge the inconvenience of these temporary changes and appreciate people’s patience as we work to support acute and outpatient services.

3045 Gibbins Road
Duncan, B.C.
V9L 1E7

250-737-2030
Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Weekends and statutory holidays: Closed

Preparing for Your Visit

For Patient Preparation and Collection Instructions, please visit our Medical Laboratory Services page.

Please also review additional COVID-19 pandemic requirements while at the lab.

Services at LAB - Cowichan District Hospital - Medical Laboratory

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Cowichan, Saanich Peninsula and Southern Gulf Islands