LAB - Saanich Peninsula Hospital - Medical Laboratory

Change in operating hours:

Island Health is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and BC Centre for Disease Control to respond to COVID-19. The situation is evolving quickly and our strategies are evolving to keep people in the communities we serve safe.

To support the Provincial Health Officer’s directions around social distancing and to ensure laboratory staff and supplies are best positioned to respond to COVID-19, Island Health is temporarily closing some lab locations and changing the hours at others.

For more information, please see our information bulletin at

2166 Mt. Newton X Rd
Saanichton, B.C.
V8M 2B2


Fax: 250-652-7530

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Weekends and statutory holidays: Closed


Closed November 16, 2021. 

Please visit Island Health’s satellite lab location in Sidney at 2357 James White blvd on November 16, 2021.


Available on site.


Wheelchair accessible.

Preparing for Your Visit

Before you visit the lab, here is what you need to do to prepare for your lab visit. Please also review additional COVID-19 pandemic requirements while at the lab.

Visitors and Caregivers

We offer online appointment booking and text-based wait lists

Online Appointment Booking

Click here to book an appointment at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital lab

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

Or use our Text-based Waitlist

On your mobile device, text JOIN and your first and last name to 1-844-614-7244 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.

Services at LAB - Saanich Peninsula Hospital - Medical Laboratory


Cowichan, Saanich Peninsula and Southern Gulf Islands