Exciting changes: a new location

by | Mar 9, 2021 | News

After 16 years in our current location, we a relocating our Coeur d’Alene laboratory service to our Kellogg location and establishing a new sample drop-off location in Hayden.

Here are some important dates to keep in mind:

March 18, 2021: The last day to drop samples at the current Coeur d’Alene location

March 22, 2021: The first day for drop off and supply pick up at the Hayden location.

New Location Address & Hours

Hayden Vision Source, 8445 N Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835

Monday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Thursday: 7:00 am – 4:30 pm

Friday: By appointment only

Courier pick up: Monday – Thursday 9:00 am & 2:00 pm

Our team

Our staff in Coeur d’Alene, Linda and Megan, will continue to serve you from our Kellogg facility. We want to assure you that there will be no disruption of service. SVL Analytical will continue to perform all microbiology and chemistry analyses to our always high standards.

If you have questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact Linda or Megan at 208-665-5666 or [email protected]

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