30 Sunnyside Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
Phone (302) 223-1520
Fax (302) 653-2877
|Hours:||Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
The Delaware Public Health Laboratory (DPHL) is a vital component of the state's public health system. Our mission is to provide accurate and timely analytical data, information and consultation to protect and enhance the health of the people of Delaware. Test results provided by DPHL determine the quality of drinking water, the presence and type of illness, chemical contamination and disease threats.
The DPHL includes the following laboratory sections that use state of the art technology:
The DPHL also provides technical support, supervision and courier service to DPH satellite laboratories and other health care facilities across Delaware. DPHL collaborates with the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local laboratories, health professionals, and educational institutions to identify health threats, alert health authorities and train laboratory staff and other health care providers.
|Directions:||From Northern Points:
If you have a GPS unit, our address is 30 Sunnyside Road, Smyrna, DE 19977.
Take I-95 South to Delaware Rt. 1 South (Exit 4A). (disregard this step if you are starting at a point farther South where access to I-95 is not required)
Take Delaware Rt. 1 North, following Rt. 1 North to Exit 114 (South Smyrna Exit). Get off Rt. 1 at Exit 114. Proceed to traffic light and turn right onto Rt. 13 North. Follow Rt. 13 North to next traffic light (Smyrna Leipsic Rd.). Turn left at that traffic light. Go around curve to stop sign. This will be Sunnyside Rd. The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill will be directly ahead. Go straight across Sunnyside Rd. and enter the Hospital campus and take an immediate right. Then take another immediate right. The laboratory is the 1-story brick building on the right closest to the highway. There is a sign that indicates that the laboratory is ahead.
|Parking:||Parking for the Delaware Public Health Laboratory can be found in the front and side of the building. If you need to drop of specimens to be tested, please deliver them to the side entrance|