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FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond Opens Lab Collection Center in Hamlet

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July 18, 2018
FirstHealth of the Carolinas
News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                               July 17, 2018
                                                                                                         Media Contact: Ellen Cooper
  Corporate Communications
                                                                                                                                   (910) 715-1471
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond Opens Lab Collection Center in Hamlet
ROCKINGHAM – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond (MRH – Richmond) has opened a Lab Collection Center in Hamlet.
The center will act as a convenient collection site for all Richmond County residents, particularly those on the Hamlet side of Richmond County.
“The center was opened to provide better access for all patients in Richmond County,” says Lori Phagan, lab director at MRH - Richmond. “We not only serve patients that are established with FirstHealth providers, we also welcome patients from any providers not affiliated with FirstHealth.”
The center, which opened in June, will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is located next to FirstHealth Convenient Care in Hamlet.
The collection center is staffed by a certified phlebotomist/specimen processor. At this time, only blood and urine/stool specimens are being collected at the Hamlet center. Patients are welcome to drop off specimens they have collected at home, such as 24-hour urine and stool specimens, no appointment is needed.
The center is located at 102 West Hamlet Avenue, Suite 3 in Hamlet. For more information, or for answers to any questions, please call (910) 557-0294.