LAB - West Coast General Hospital - Medical Laboratory

Contact information and medical laboratory hours of operation.

3949 Port Alberni Hwy
Port Alberni, B.C.
V9Y 4S1


Fax: 250-724-8831

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Temporary hours)


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 West Coast General 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 1-833-215-4443 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 - West Coast General Hospital - Medical Laboratory