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330 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019330 W 58th St
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211 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022211 E 51st St
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1.0(1 reviews)
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201 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065201 E 65th St
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4.38(8 reviews)
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20 Meadowlands Pkwy, Secaucus, NJ 0709420 Meadowlands Pkwy
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Doctor was outstanding in his care instructions.

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4.83(53 reviews)
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Sparkling Clean

240 Atlantic Ave, Cobble Hill, NY 11201240 Atlantic Ave
OpenSun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Highly recommend this urgent care. The excellent care and friendly staff makes the visit go smoothly and stress free. Knowing that the doctors treats your child as if they were they’re own.

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4.81(4.6k reviews)
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309 1st St, Hoboken, NJ 07030309 1st St
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This is my favorite place to obtain care. The provider and staff are friendly. The examine room is extremely clean and the wait time is always super short when I use solve to book appointments online.

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4.36(577 reviews)
522 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307522 Central Ave
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Recent patient review

This has to be the nicest, cleanest, most professional lab facility I have ever been to. I went in around lunchtime, expecting delays and lots of impatient people. What I experienced was far from this. The assistant, was very professional and courteous. There were two other patients and they handled each of us with respect and due diligence. I plan on coming to this location for ALL my lab work in the future! Plus, I have been recommending this place to all my friends and colleagues.
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4.33(885 reviews)
3540 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 073073540 John F. Kennedy Blvd
OpenSun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Very fast and efficient. Everyone was very knowledgeable and courteous.

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4.57(429 reviews)
315 COOPER POINT RD NW, New York, NY 10014315 COOPER POINT RD NW
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Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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4.11(457 reviews)
116 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011116 10th Ave
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Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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4.34(587 reviews)
324 W 14th St, New York, NY 10014324 W 14th St
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labcorp

Recent patient review

This has to be the nicest, cleanest, most professional lab facility I have ever been to. I went in around lunchtime, expecting delays and lots of impatient people. What I experienced was far from this. The assistant, was very professional and courteous. There were two other patients and they handled each of us with respect and due diligence. I plan on coming to this location for ALL my lab work in the future! Plus, I have been recommending this place to all my friends and colleagues.
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4.38(479 reviews)
600 Pavonia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306600 Pavonia Ave
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  • Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Recent patient review

This has to be the nicest, cleanest, most professional lab facility I have ever been to. I went in around lunchtime, expecting delays and lots of impatient people. What I experienced was far from this. The assistant, was very professional and courteous. There were two other patients and they handled each of us with respect and due diligence. I plan on coming to this location for ALL my lab work in the future! Plus, I have been recommending this place to all my friends and colleagues.
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4.47(588 reviews)
160 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001160 W 26th St
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Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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4.59(510 reviews)
2250 N Diers Ave, New York, NY 112012250 N Diers Ave
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Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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4.2(492 reviews)
37 W 17th St, New York, NY 1001137 W 17th St
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First time I used this LabCorp location. I made my appointment online and arrived just before the scheduled time. I did not wait at all and had my blood tests completed quickly and professionally. I would definitely use this location again without hesitation.
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4.83(4.2k reviews)
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201 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302201 Marin Blvd
OpenSun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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So efficient and good. The nurse and PA were both professional and had a great bedside manner. I felt heard and helped.

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4.84(1.5k reviews)
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4100 Park Ave, Weehawken, NJ 070864100 Park Ave
OpenSun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The staff was polite and efficient. The doctor was skillful and caring.

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4.31(600 reviews)
21 Woodland St, New York, NY 1001021 Woodland St
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Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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4.36(500 reviews)
1 Police Plaza Path, New York, NY 100381 Police Plaza Path
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I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Priority. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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4.41(464 reviews)
65 Broadway, New York, NY 1000665 Broadway
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Recent patient review

This has to be the nicest, cleanest, most professional lab facility I have ever been to. I went in around lunchtime, expecting delays and lots of impatient people. What I experienced was far from this. The assistant, was very professional and courteous. There were two other patients and they handled each of us with respect and due diligence. I plan on coming to this location for ALL my lab work in the future! Plus, I have been recommending this place to all my friends and colleagues.
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Jan 31, 2021 · Hoboken, NJ
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Feb 06, 2021 · Jersey City, NJ
I was there for COVID-19 testing on a winter Saturday morning. I was 2nd in line. At 9 am on the dot, they opened the doors and let in 1 person at a time. Sign in was electronic and paperwork was done on your phone. I waited for about 15 minutes, but a chunk of that time was spent by me filling out the paperwork online. Wait time in the patient room was maybe 2-3 minutes, and I was out of there in 3-5 minutes. Total time from when I walked in to when I walked out was 25 minutes. Very efficient; they have their process down cold.
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Latest Lab Tests Updates

Oct 31, 2022
A surge in respiratory syncytial virus is putting severe strain on children's hospitals nationwide. Hospitals first began seeing the unseasonable RSV rise in August. Now, many are reporting a case increase of over 300 percent compared to last month. (Becker's)
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Flu-related hospitalizations nationwide have risen dramatically in recent weeks, reaching levels historically not seen until much later in flu season, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (NBC News)

Lab Tests FAQs

  • Where should I get a lab test in Hoboken?

    Doctors commonly order lab tests and can refer you to one or more reputable lab test centers in your area. Tests can be performed in Hoboken hospitals, urgent care centers, and walk-in clinics that specialize in lab testing. Your healthcare practitioner can supply you with a list of lab test providers, or you can use Solv to see what's available in your area.

  • How much do lab tests cost?

    The cost of a lab test is determined by several factors, including the type of test, your location, whether you have insurance, and the fees charged by the lab test provider. Many health insurance providers will cover the cost of lab testing in part or in full. Those who do not have insurance, on the other hand, will almost certainly face higher costs. Contact lab test providers directly to confirm the cost of your lab test based on your health insurance benefits. The cost of a lab test is determined by several factors, including the type of test, your location, whether you have insurance, and the fees charged by the lab test provider. Many health insurance providers will cover the cost of lab testing in part or in full.

  • Does insurance cover lab testing?

    Many health insurance plans will cover lab tests that your doctor determines are medically necessary for your illness. The easiest way to find out if your health plan covers lab testing is to contact your insurance carrier directly or ask the lab test provider to check your insurance benefits and verify price.Many health insurance plans will cover lab tests that your doctor determines are medically necessary for your illness. The easiest way to find out if your health plan covers lab testing is to contact your insurance carrier directly or ask the lab test provider to check your insurance benefits and verify price.

  • How long does it take to get lab test results in Hoboken?

    Lab test results may be available in minutes, hours, days, or weeks, depending on the type of test performed, lab staff productivity, and your doctor's availability. Some lab test providers let you see your results as soon as they're available online, while others need you to wait for your doctor's answer. Your doctor or the lab provider can give you a more accurate estimate of when your lab test results will arrive.

  • What is a routine lab test?

    A basic lab test may evaluate your red and white blood cell counts to discover if you have anemia, a blood infection, or blood cancer. It may also test fat levels in your blood to determine your risk of heart disease and examine the health of your organs, such as your heart, kidneys, and liver. Your healthcare provider will be able to explain what a typical lab test entails.

  • What STDs can be detected by a blood test?

    A blood test can identify STDs such as syphilis, HIV, hepatitis C, and herpes. Your doctor may order that blood be collected and submitted to a lab, or that you undergo STD testing at a lab test provider. STD test results might arrive in minutes, days, or weeks, depending on the lab test company you work with.

  • Do I need to see a doctor before getting a lab test?

    Before performing specific tests, some lab test providers require a doctor's referral, while others do not. The benefit of seeing a doctor before getting a lab test is that you can assess whether or not you need one based on your symptoms and a physical examination. A doctor can also help you decide which tests are necessary.

  • How can I book a lab test on Solv?

    On our home page, please specify the type of lab service you desire, as well as your location and state. Solv will give you with a list of lab test providers in your area, as well as their contact information, so you can make an appointment right immediately.

  • How long does getting a lab test take?

    The majority of lab tests are completed in a matter of minutes, but certain providers may have extensive wait times that require you to spend up to an hour in the lab. To limit the amount of time you spend waiting for your lab test, schedule an appointment with Solv ahead of time.

  • Should I try at-home lab testing?

    Privacy, convenience, and accuracy are all advantages of at-home lab testing. Some at-home lab testing services, however, may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Some healthcare practitioners may seek additional lab tests to corroborate their diagnosis of specific health concerns. Consult your doctor to see if at-home lab testing is appropriate for you, given your unique health situation.Privacy, convenience, and accuracy are all advantages of at-home lab testing. Some at-home lab testing services, however, may not be covered by your health insurance plan. Some healthcare practitioners may seek additional lab tests to corroborate their diagnosis of specific health concerns. Consult your doctor to see if at-home lab testing is appropriate for you, given your unique health situation.

Recent Lab Tests Reviews (20)

The two young woman who helped me went above and beyond. they helped me fill out the online-form and I was taken promptly for my test.

- Verified patient on 11/25

Receptionist was very pleasant and helpful . Tech did test well and was helpful. PA was extremely knowledgeable and took time to answer all our questions thoroughly.

- Verified patient on 2/19

Organized system, very safe and effective covid testing procedures, friendly staff!

- Verified patient on 12/16

Very quick to be seen for an impromptu COVID test.

- Verified patient on 1/11

Excellent bedside manner which is so important during this high anxiety time. Totally felt at ease while getting test and the facility was spotless.

- Verified patient on 2/4

I'm still waiting for my rapid test results

- Verified patient on 9/11

This rating is for the tele Doc part, I have not gone in for the tests yet. Dr was great, listened asked questions then explained about Viral vs Bacterial as well as offered advice on when medication and which medications would be appropriate and when. She instructed me to go and gets some tests. I do not think my situation was difficult, even though the Dr. gave it all her attention and I felt confident in her and what she said. I have already put in my 12 person family group chat that they should use Prompt MD in the future.

- Verified patient on 11/1

Got a covid test and spent more time filling out the paperwork than it took for the nurse to administer the test. Total breeze. Would recommend to anyone needing a test done on short notice.

- Verified patient on 4/22

My test result were ready in less than 24hrs

- Verified patient on 1/31

The doctor that administered my test was extremely friendly and welcoming. I had no wait time, and I even arrived 15 minutes early. Great overall experience.

- Verified patient on 1/4

Best experience I’ve had when getting tested. SOOOO worth paying the fee

- Verified patient on 3/7

Everything was smooth. I had to wait longer for a walk in covid test. Maybe because this is an urgent care and it was a Saturday. Staff was very friendly.

- Verified patient on 10/30

Went in for a PCR test, very quick and efficient. I made an appointment ahead of time and was seen right away.

- Verified patient on 5/30

BetterLife Pharmacy has been our go to for Covid Rapid testing. They are kind, polite, no judgment, professional, help when I filled out some wrong information and got me on the right track — everything you want when you have to get tested because you’re traveling or coming back from traveling or your child’s school is requesting testing. I really appreciate each employee and their professionalism.

- Verified patient on 8/15

Pcr testing could use a fast track approach. I was told it would be but waited over an hour.

- Verified patient on 7/21

Overall a great experience. We did have a long wait getting the test results back, but otherwise good.

- Verified patient on 3/5

Excellent, professional service. I got a rapid test done and got the results in 10 minutes.

- Verified patient on 1/27

We went there for Covud PCR testing, and the experience was good

- Verified patient on 1/18

Prompt MD in Hoboken is a reliable and efficient facility for covid testing.

- Verified patient on 9/20

I will never go back to CityMD again for covid tests and be put through that nightmare of waiting all day to hopefully get one. This place has online booking and I was in and out in one min.

- Verified patient on 10/20

Hoboken Lab Tests

Lab tests take samples of your blood, urine, saliva, and other bodily secretions, which are then analyzed in a lab to help doctors diagnose and treat certain illnesses. Lab tests can be used to diagnose an illness, detect changes in an existing condition, and monitor how your body responds to a therapy, among other things. They can also be used to monitor the progression of a disease or a set of diseases.

If your doctor is unable to make a definitive diagnosis of your disease, or if you are having a variety of symptoms that could indicate a variety of disorders, he or she may request a lab test. To see how you're responding to a drug or to check if you're at risk for certain diseases, lab tests may be performed.If your doctor is unable to make a definitive diagnosis of your disease, or if you are having a variety of symptoms that could indicate a variety of disorders, he or she may request a lab test. To see how you're responding to a drug or to check if you're at risk for certain diseases, lab tests may be performed.

Some lab tests require no preparation at all, while others may require you to fast for eight to twelve hours before the test in order to avoid erroneous results from certain meals and beverages. Your healthcare provider may advise you to cease smoking, exercising, and taking certain medications and nutritional supplements for many hours or days before your blood test.

Before your lab test, ask your doctor for precise instructions to follow to minimize erroneous results and multiple trips to the lab for additional testing. Before your lab test, ask your doctor for precise instructions to follow to minimize erroneous results and multiple trips to the lab for additional testing.

A lab worker may use a needle to draw blood from your arm or prick your finger to collect a small sample of blood during a blood test. During a urine test, your physician will ask you to go to the restroom and urinate in a sterile cup, then set your sample on a shelf where a lab technician can pick it up and process it. The personnel at the lab testing facility will demonstrate how to do each type of test.

A lab worker may draw blood from your arm with a needle or prick your finger to acquire a small sample of blood during a blood test. During a urine test, your physician will tell you to go to the bathroom and urinate in a sterile cup, then set your sample on a shelf to be picked up and processed by a lab worker. The personnel at the lab testing facility will demonstrate how to do each test.

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Blood Tests.
    https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/blood-tests
  2. University of California at Santa Cruz. Order Your Own Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
    https://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/services/self-directed-sti-testing.html
  3. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Tests Used In Clinical Care.
    https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/in-vitro-diagnostics/tests-used-clinical-care
  4. MedlinePlus. How to Prepare for a Lab Test.
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/how-to-prepare-for-a-lab-test/

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