• Laboratory

Laboratory tests are essential to your health. They are an important way for your health care provider to determine what’s going on inside your body.


The work done by the staff at Manitoulin Health Centre Laboratory enables diagnosis and treatment of your medical condition. MHC Laboratory provides community and hospital diagnostic services to physicians and patients on Manitoulin Island and the surrounding areas.




Appointments are not required with the exception of insurance collections, if you require an appointment for an insurance collection please contact the admitting department for assistance. Please be aware that a fee will apply when insurance collections are requested.




All patients requiring bloodwork need to register in the admitting department prior to attending the laboratory, those dropping off samples may proceed directly to the lab.


Test Preparation 


Please follow any preparations as advised by your physician (i.e. fasting). If you have any questions, please contact the laboratory.




If your health care provider has given you a requisition for testing you must bring it with you, if your requisition has been faxed to the hospital, it will be available at the admitting desk.

    Hours of Operation    


    Little Current Site
    Monday to Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 3:00p.m.

    Mindemoya Site

    Monday to Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


    Contact Information  


    (705) 368-2300

    Little Current Lab ext. 2441  
    Mindemoya Lab ext. 1250