Trinity Health has temporarily suspended phlebotomy services at its southeast Minot clinic, Trinity Health East Ridge, 1250 21st Avenue SE.
The temporary suspension is designed to make the best use of laboratory personnel in response to the public health emergency brought on by the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Patients who need to have lab work performed may utilize Trinity Health’s blood-drawing stations at either of the following two locations:
Health Center – Town & Country, 831 South Broadway. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Health Center – Medical Arts, 400 Burdick Expressway E. Hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Coronavirus precaution activities in our community have stretched our staffing abilities. We apologize for this inconvenience, however, our goal is to protect our abilities to serve those patients most in need,” said Randy Schwan, Vice President of Mission Integration.