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Blood Draw

Blood Draw at Central Vermont Medical Center

At our Outpatient Laboratory our nationally certified technicians (phlebotomists) draw blood in a professional and caring manner for a variety of tests.

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Contact Information

Central Vermont Medical Center
130 Fisher Road
Berlin, VT  05602

Please check in at Registration in the Hospital's main lobby.

Phone: 802-371-4113
Fax: 802-371-5348

Our Hours

Our Hours
Mon to Fri: 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat to Sun: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Important Information for Your Blood Draw

  • Eating Restrictions: An eight to twelve hour fast is recommended for some blood tests, however you may drink as much water, black coffee or tea as you like. As a matter of fact, the better hydrated you are, the easier your blood draw will be.
  • Registration/Check-In: Unless you have a standing order, you must check in with Registration. If your physician has given you a copy of your lab orders, please bring it with you.
  • Estimated Length: Please allow adequate time for your visit. Most patients can expect to complete both the Registration process and have their blood drawn in 30 minutes or less.
  • Walk-Ins: Although some lab tests need to be scheduled, walk-ins are welcome. Patients are drawn in the order they check-in. Please understand that patients with STAT orders or timed testing must take priority.

After Your Blood Draw

  • Your physician will notify you of your lab results within two weeks of your blood draw.
  • You will hear sooner if your lab results are critical or if any medication adjustments need to be made.
  • If you have not heard from your physician within two weeks, contact your physician’s office.