Jan 05, 2021 2:00 PM

West Nebraska Blood Center, Laboratory Patient Service Center moving to new location

Posted Jan 05, 2021 2:00 PM

SCOTTSBLUFF ― West Nebraska Blood Center and the Regional West Laboratory Patient Service Center are moving their operations to 313 West 38th Street in Scottsbluff, just west of Regional West’s main campus, on Tuesday, Jan. 5. 

After seeing donors at the Hampton Inn since November, West Nebraska Blood Center is moving to its new location to increase ease of access for donors. Walk-ins to donate blood are accepted, but appointments are preferred. West Nebraska Blood Center is open Monday through Wednesday, as well as Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For the current week’s blood drive schedule or to make an appointment, call 308-630-2477.  

The Regional West Laboratory Services Patient Service Center will temporarily be relocating as well, and provides blood draw and specimen drop-off services for tests ordered by a provider. Services are available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All Regional West healthcare facilities continue to screen all staff and patients for COVID-19 related symptoms upon entry.

Regional West Laboratory Services offers a full range of clinical laboratory services to a diverse clientele of healthcare providers. In addition to hospitals and physician clinics, the lab also serves home health agencies, nursing homes, law enforcement agencies and veterinarians. Regional West Laboratory Services is accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). This rigorous inspection program is designed to ensure the highest standard of care for laboratory patients.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.