NHB/NMRTC Bremerton Laboratory
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, Lab hours have been modified for beneficiaries, open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For COVID testing: Those seeking Asymptomatic COVID Testing may now go through their primary care manager before coming to the Laboratory.
The Lab is open for Asymptomatic COVID Testing, Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Added Note: For those on official orders, in need of pre-operative testing, and/or other military/operational needs, the Urgent Care Clinic can assist with testing if not coordinated through PCM with orders or authorization letter from a public health emergency officer.
The Lab collects, processes, and/or ships approximately 750,000 tests each year in support of operational readiness ensuring a ready medical force and a medically ready Fleet and Marine force. The Lab also supports beneficiary healthcare, including seasonal influenza vaccination needs, the Armed Service Blood Program donor operations, and Military Health System referrals. Our staff are multi-disciplined and includes such specialties as administration support, phlebotomists, medical technicians, medical technologists, cytotechnologists, histology technicians, and pathologists.
The Lab is also part of the Armed Services Blood Bank Center - Pacific Northwest. Those willing to donate can make an appointment at; militarydonor.com or calling 253-968-1850. The Blood Bank is currently operating with social distancing guidelines at Madigan Army Medical Center, with extended hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NHB/NMRTC Bremerton Laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). It is also licensed and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).