Due to Covid-19:


Per Governor’s Order ALL recreational water facilities should be immediately closed to the public.

VCHD Laboratory will accept recreational water samples for testing until 12pm 3/24/2020. Any recreational water facility that wants to test their water after this date can contact Microbac Laboratories in Evansville, IN. It is the responsibility of all recreational pool owners in Vanderburgh County to ensure that VCHD laboratory receives a copy of all water testing done. These reports can be emailed to vchdlab@vanderburghcounty.in.gov.

Any recreational water facility that does not continue testing during this time must submit and receive a passing water sample PRIOR to reopening to the public.

If there are any questions please email vchdlab@vanderburghcounty.in.gov or call 812-435-5662.


Private well testing will be available at VCHD by appointment only beginning 3/25/2020. Please call 812-435-5662 Mon- Fri. 8am-4:30pm to set up an appointment to drop off a private well sample prior to visiting the Health Department. No samples will be tested at this time without an appointment.


All public water testing will be set up by appointment beginning 3/25/2020. Emails have gone out to all of these customers. If you are a public drinking water customer and you have not received an email from us regarding water test scheduling please call 812-435-5662 or email vchdlab@vanderburghcounty.in.gov

Our laboratory is certified by CLIA and the Indiana State Department of Health Water Microbiology program. We provide quality laboratory testing services for many of the programs offered at the Health Department.


  The Laboratory is open Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, closed for lunch from 12-12:30pm daily. Closed on Holidays observed by the Vanderburgh County Government


Select one of the following for specific information (including operational hours) for that department:

STD Testing

Testing is offered to aid in the diagnosis and/or treatment of the diseases below for patients seen in the Specialty Clinic. Tests offered:
    • HIV
    • Syphilis
    • Gonorrhea
    • Chlamydia
    • Trichomonas vaginalis, Bacterial vaginosis, and vaginal yeast infection
    • Male nongonococcal urethritis
To make a specialty clinic appointment or inquire about results call (812)435-2400 Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

Pregnancy Testing

      • No appointment necessary- walk in only.
      • Same Day Results
      • Monday-Thursday 8:30am-11:00am & 1:00pm-3:30pm
      • Friday 8:30am-11:00am

Lead Testing

        • Free blood lead testing is offered for children under 7 years of age and pregnant or breastfeeding women.
        • To schedule an appointment call (812)435-5662, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
        • Appointments are taken Monday-Friday, 8:00am-11:30am & 1:30pm-3:30pm

Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Testing

Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Testing is available when participating in Pre-Diabetes and Weight Loss Programs offered by our Health Promotions Department. (From the home site, choose the ‘Health Education‘ tab on the top bar then click on each of the individual programs for more information) We are also available for fingerstick: same-day Glucose and Cholesterol testing for local health fair events. If you are interested in booking us for your next Health Fair Event, please call (812)435-5385 or (812)435-5807.
Pool/Spa Water Testing Well/Recreational Lake Water Testing


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