Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get lab test results?

Most test results are delivered to the health care provider who ordered the test within 24 hours of when the test is performed. Some tests take longer to complete. Nearly all test results are reported to the provider within a week.

Where can I learn more about the laboratory tests my provider has ordered?

You can visit to learn more about common lab tests.

Can I request my own laboratory tests?

Individuals cannot order tests due to state regulatory requirements. If you are interested in having a specific laboratory test performed, please ask your health care provider if the test is appropriate for you and if he/she can order the test(s) for you.

How can I obtain a copy of my lab results?

At the collection facility, notify registration that you would like a copy of your lab results. They will complete the appropriate form and the laboratory will mail results to you. If you would like the results given to you directly or sent by email please contact Health Information Services at 860-358-6222 and select “0” to speak to a Customer Service Representative. If you would like the results from a previous visit, contact the Laboratory at 860-358-6160 or Health Information Services at 860-358-6222 for guidance.

If you have a MyChart account with Middlesex Health, you will also be able to view most test results in your online patient portal.

Are my lab results available online?

Contact your provider to see if they offer this option to patients. 

If you have a MyChart account with Middlesex Health, you will also be able to view most test results in your online patient portal.

Do I need to fast before having bloodwork collected?

Some blood tests do require fasting prior to having your blood drawn. Please contact your health care provider to determine the requirements for your specific testing.

Do I need to have a Middlesex Health laboratory requisition form?

No. We will accept a laboratory requisition from any provider, even if another laboratory is designated on the form.

Where can I find the hours of operation for Middlesex Health laboratory collection facilities?

Please click here to see our facilities and hours.

Does Middlesex Health Accept my insurance?

Middlesex Health accepts all insurances. Contact your insurance company if you have specific questions about your plan or your benefits.