Mission Statement

The Alaska State Public Health Laboratories (ASPHL) constitute an essential component of the state and national public health infrastructure and clearly operates with a different mission and purpose than do private sector laboratories.

The mission of the ASPHL is to provide analytical and technical laboratory information in support of state and national public health disease prevention programs and represents a first line of defense in the rapid recognition of the spread of communicable diseases.

Alaska State Public Health Laboratories

Anchorage Laboratory

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone: 907-334-2100
Fax: 907-334-2161

COVID Reports Coordinator:                                                    Phone: 907-334-2101
Monday - Friday  8:00am - 4:30pm

Non-COVID Emergency Calls After Hours:

5455 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Ave
PO Box 196093
Anchorage, AK  99507

Alaska State Virology Laboratory

Business Hours:
7:30am-4:30pm,  Monday – Friday
Phone: 907-371-1000
Fax: 907-474-4036

Emergency Calls After Hours:
855-371-1001 option #6

1051 Sheenjek Drive
P.O. Box 60230
Fairbanks, AK 99706-0230   

Please note: Due to Postal Service cutbacks specimen testing may be delayed 24 hours.