Basic laboratory services are offered by the Ellis County Health Department. Such labs are provided at a low cost and all lab draws are performed by professional nursing staff. Examples include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Comprehensive Metabolic Panel - $22.00
- CBC (complete blood count) - $15.00
- Hemoglobin AIC - $23.00
- Protime - 15.00
- TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) - $35.00
- and many other labs to numerous to mention here
A lab order from your doctor is required as well as an appointment. For your convenience the health department is open at 7:00 in the morning.
Upon completion, a copy of the lab report is sent to you and also your doctor.
We are able to bill most insurance policies for this service. However, the health department is unable to bill Medicare or Medicaid.
This service provides a very affordable price for those out-of pocket medical expenses including deductibles and co-pays or if you have no health insurance.