Updated information on COVID-19 and Flu: Restricted visitation is now in effect

COVID-19 and Lab Draw Locations

Need a COVID-19 Test? Sparrow Labs provides fast and accurate testing for anyone. Find your drive-thru location below.

Drive-Thru COVD-19 Sites

Sparrow Laboratories Drive-Thru Services (Formerly Sears Auto Center)
3131 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48912
DAILY | 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Sparrow Carson Hospital
216 S. Fifth St., Carson City, MI 48811
M-F | 8 a.m. to Noon
Sat | 8 a.m. to Noon
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Sparrow Clinton Hospital
805 S. Oakland Street, St. Johns, MI 48879
M-F | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Sparrow Eaton Hospital
800 West Lawrence, Charlotte, MI 48813
M-F | 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Sparrow Ionia Hospital
3565 S. State Road, Ionia, MI 48846
M-F | 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Drive up, get tested. No physician's order required.

COVID-19 Self-Order and After Visit Instruction

The Testing Guide provides help using the MySparrow (MyChart) application, including creating an account and self-ordering a COVID-19 test with the Symptom Checker tool.

The After Visit Instructions for screened patients will help you understand your test results.

COVID-19 Test Results

COVID-19 Resources

Labs Updates

  • Sparrow processes 300,000th COVID-19 test; PCR nasopharyngeal test continues to be most accurate. Learn more.


Sparrow Laboratories offers a complete array of laboratory services, quickly and accurately performing millions of tests each year. Sparrow has 19 outpatient labs throughout mid-Michigan for your convenience.

A medical laboratory has an important function as the liaison between the technical and clinical worlds. The pathologists, clinical scientists, medical technologists and others who work at Sparrow Laboratories provide around-the-clock analysis that is essential to accurate diagnosis and treatment.

If you have any questions about Lab draw station hours or closures, please call 517.371.9500.

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Know Your Numbers

Assess and monitor your risk of heart disease and stroke by visiting one of Sparrow’s Laboratories and request a Know Your Numbers screening today.

  • Screening includes cholesterol (total, HDL, LDL), glucose, and blood pressure checks.
  • Cost is $10/person (check or credit/debit card. No Cash Accepted).
  • No appointment or physician referral required.
  • To ensure accuracy, you must fast for 12 hours prior to the test; water is allowed and you may continue to take your medications.
  • Test results will be available on your MySparrow account.

Facts about Sparrow Laboratories:

  • Sparrow’s lab ranks in the top 25 laboratories in the nation in the number of annual procedures performed.
  • We perform more than 9 million procedures annually.
  • Sparrow Laboratories couriers total nearly 2,300 miles a day transporting lab samples throughout mid-Michigan.
  • Sparrow’s Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory is ready to assist state and local public health efforts in the event of a bioterrorism or infectious disease emergency.
  • In January 2018, Sparrow expanded our state-of-the-art Molecular Diagnostics Center of Excellence to the Center for Laboratory Medicine - one of only 32 such centers nationwide - that greatly enhances the ability of Physicians to diagnose and treat infectious diseases, hereditary disorders and cancers, leading to better care for Patients. 
  • Sparrow Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and has achieved ISO 9001 certification, a series of international standards for quality.