Division of Laboratory Services

​​​​​As leaders in public health laboratory practices, we perform unique reference testing services, generate reliable data, provide technical consultation and establish standards for quality clinical laboratory services in support of the commonwealth’s commitment to promote and protect the health and well being of the public.

Programs and Services

Main Laboratory number: (502)564-4446

Laboratory Emergency after hours number: (502) 320-4501

Epidemiology after-hours number: (888) 9REPORT, (888) 973-7678

Directions to KY Public Health Lab  

CLIA Licensure Information: (502)564-7963 ext. 3322

Sentinel Laboratory Information: (502) 782-7703

Laboratory Certificates

LIS - Outreach

Access the Outreach System

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Customer Call Center at (502) 564-4446 or email chfs.csco@ky.gov

Sign up for Outreach

Outreach electronically delivers lab requests and reports via the Internet to more than 1,500 registered and certified customers of the Division of Laboratory Service in the KY Department for Public Health. This service reduces turnaround time, decreases risks for clerical errors and conveniently allows submission of test orders and retrieval of results. Urgent cases will continue to be handled by telephone and fax. To maximize your practice, become a user and benefit from the Outreach System.

To register, complete and return to the lab a HIPAA form to the address on the User Request Form 

When your registration forms are received, processed and approved, you will become a certified user and provided with your Outreach system user credentials and instructions.

Please contact our Customer Service Center help desk during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at (502) 564-4446 or via email with questions about registration, specimen submission, order submission and result retrieval or Outreach IT-related issues. Calls and email received outside regular business hours will be responded to on the next business day.

Email Outreach registration forms to:


​Outreach Information

Newborn Screening

Newborn screening reports are now available via the KOG Newborn Screen Reports Portal. For access or questions, contact (502)782-7717 or (502)782-7734.

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