Updated information on COVID-19 and Flu: Restricted visitation is now in effect
COVID-19 Provider Order Updates
Effective Monday, Nov. 16
  • Patients seeking a COVID-19 test will be required to receive a test order from a qualified medical provider OR self-order a test through the MySparrow app using the Symptom Screening tool.
  • Sparrow St. Lawrence drive-thru site will only be used for COVID-19 testing for pre-op and pre-procedure patients. All others seeking a test will be referred to other testing locations.

COVID-19 After Visit Instructions and Testing Guide

The After Visit Instructions for screened patients will help you understand your test results.

The Testing Guide provides help using the MySparrow (MyChart) application, including creating an account and self-ordering a COVID-19 test with the Symptom Checker tool.

COVID-19 and Lab Draw Stations

*Please arrive early to account for current testing demand. If your expected wait time extends past our closing time, you will be asked to come back another day. We apologize for the inconvenience.

COVID-19 Test Results

COVID-19 Resources


Sparrow Laboratories offers a complete array of laboratory services, quickly and accurately performing millions of tests each year. Sparrow has 19 outpatient labs throughout mid-Michigan for your convenience. 

A medical laboratory has an important function as the liaison between the technical and clinical worlds. The pathologists, clinical scientists, medical technologists and others who work at Sparrow Laboratories provide around-the-clock analysis that is essential to accurate diagnosis and treatment.

If you have any questions about Lab draw station hours or closures, please call 517.371.9500.

Sparrow labs

Know Your Numbers

Assess and monitor your risk of heart disease and stroke by visiting one of Sparrow’s Laboratories and request a Know Your Numbers screening today.

  • Screening includes cholesterol (total, HDL, LDL), glucose, and blood pressure checks.
  • Cost is $10/person (check or credit/debit card. No Cash Accepted).
  • No appointment or physician referral required.
  • To ensure accuracy, you must fast for 12 hours prior to the test; water is allowed and you may continue to take your medications.
  • Test results are mailed to you, and you can request a copy be sent to your doctor.

Facts about Sparrow Laboratories:

  • Sparrow’s lab ranks in the top 25 laboratories in the nation in the number of annual procedures performed.
  • We perform more than 9 million procedures annually.
  • Sparrow Laboratories couriers total nearly 2,300 miles a day transporting lab samples throughout mid-Michigan.
  • Sparrow’s Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory is ready to assist state and local public health efforts in the event of a bioterrorism or infectious disease emergency.
  • In January 2018, Sparrow expanded our state-of-the-art Molecular Diagnostics Center of Excellence to the Center for Laboratory Medicine - one of only 32 such centers nationwide - that greatly enhances the ability of Physicians to diagnose and treat infectious diseases, hereditary disorders and cancers, leading to better care for Patients. 
  • Sparrow Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and has achieved ISO 9001 certification, a series of international standards for quality.