Cattaraugus County Laboratory Services

The Cattaraugus County Laboratory operates in accordance with Health Department's Mission Statement:

"The Cattaraugus County Health Department strives to engage and empower the public of all ages to live healthier lifestyles through efforts of education, prevention, promotion, monitoring, accessibility, affordability, technology, testing, diagnosing, and treating."

When your physician orders laboratory testing, think of the Cattaraugus County Laboratory.  With your Doctor's orders, we can perform many lab tests.

About Our Services

- Quality Local Testing - Experienced Phlebotomists - Courteous, Friendly Staff -

Medical Laboratory Testing

 Our Laboratory is NYS certified and CLIA approved for the following

  • Blood Chemistries
  • Bacteriology
  • Blood Lead
  • Hematology
  • Immunology
  • Mycobacteriology
  • Mycology
  • Virology

Other testing that is not available onsite is referred to Olean General Hospital.

 We Offer Direct Billing to Participating Insurances

               These include:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health
  • Univera
  • Many other commercial insurances, please call us if your insurance carrier is not listed.

 Note:  For patients without insurance, we offer reasonable rates and payment options.

 Accommodating Hours

   Monday - Friday            8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Minimal Waiting Periods)

                  Please contact us to schedule an appointment at (716) 373-8055.


Drinking Water Analysis

            In addition to medical laboratory testing, the Cattaraugus County Laboratory is also a NYS Certified Environmental Laboratory for drinking water analysis. 

            We routinely perform coliform testing of drinking water (used to determine potability) as well as nitrate testing.  For more information about this testing, or to schedule a test of your drinking water, please see the Environmental Health Division page.

See "CCHD Laboratory Certified Water Testing Services Price Sheet" for cost information.


Convenient Location & Parking


Cattaraugus County Office Building

1 Leo Moss Drive, Suite 4010

Olean, NY 14760

Need Directions?

            From North Union Street in Olean:

Take Wayne Street through the three traffic lights.  After the third light, you will see a building on the left with a street sign saying Lincoln Ave./Leo Moss Drive.  This is the Cattaraugus County Office Building.  The Lab is located in the Health Department and is handicap accessible.

            From Interstate 86:

Take exit 25.  Make a left westbound or right eastbound, one-third mile to Cattaraugus County Building on right.


Parking is in the front lot of the Cattaraugus County Office Building.  The Laboratory is located in the Health Department wing of the building (this will be located to your right when you come through the front doors).  Follow the signs marked "Laboratory".