Associated Clinical Laboratories cuts ribbon at Silver Creek facility

Associated Clinical Laboratories, a Quest Diagnostic affiliate, is a provider of diagnostic testing, information and services to patients, physicians, hospitals, health plans, pharmaceutical companies, employers and government agencies. The testing performed on specimens assists doctors in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of disease states. It also enables employers to detect workplace drug abuse as well as supports pharmaceutical companies in the clinical trials of new drugs worldwide.

ACL is dedicated to customer satisfaction and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year, performing testing for its customers and patients. ACL’s main testing facility is located in Erie, Pa. ACL has a network of 18 patient service center locations geographically located to provide services for its patients.

Its newest patient service center is now open and located at 327 Central Ave., Silver Creek. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon.) A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held with village of Silver Creek and Hanover Chamber of Commerce officials.

Services performed at the patient service centers include phlebotomy (blood drawing) and specimen collection for a wide range of analysis and testing. A physician’s lab test order can be faxed, electronically transmitted or hand carried to the center.

ACL is the preferred provider for the following plans: Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Western New York, Independent Health Association, Aetna, UPMC Health Plan, Cigna and Humana.

For more information about ACL’s patient service center locations and/or to make an appointment, visit its website at www.associatedclinicallabs.com.