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Bureau of Clinical Laboratories

Clinical Labs Facility in Montgomery

Welcome to the Bureau of Clinical Laboratories (BCL), part of the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Our facility houses nine divisions and about 110 employees. The Bureau also includes a regional laboratory located in Mobile. The lab receives approximately one million specimens per year and performs more than two million laboratory tests in support of our 67 county health departments around the state, as well as private citizens and private health care providers.

Vision: To lead the state, through both laboratory science and service, in improving and protecting the public's health from current and future diseases and disasters.

Mission: The mission of the BCL is to give laboratory support for public health programs and policy decisions that protect and promote the health of the citizens of Alabama.


Laboratory Moved to Prattville

Note: New Address, Phone Number & Fax Number

Bureau of Clinical Laboratories
P.O. Box 1000
Prattville, AL 36067-9901
Phone: 334-290-6130

For Fed-Ex or UPS to ship specimens and packages:
Bureau of Clinical Laboratories
204 Legends Court
Prattville, AL 36066-7893

Sharon P. Massingale, Ph.D., HCLD/CC(ABB)
Public Health Laboratory Director
ADPH - Bureau of Clinical Laboratories
Donald E. Williamson, M.D. State health Laboratory
Mailing: P.O. Box 1000, Prattville, AL 36067-9901
Shipping: 204 Legends Court, Prattville, AL 36066-7893
Work: 334/290-6130 Cell: 334/467-2616 Fax: 334/285-6642
Email: [email protected]

Virtual Tour of the Bureau of Clinical Laboratories

Requisition Form For Laboratory Testing

Beginning January 1, 2014, the Bureau of Clinical Laboratories (BCL) is requiring that healthcare providers who do not use the BCL's Web portal provide patient demographics and insurance information for all specimens, except newborn screening, submitted to the Lab for testing.

Directions to Bureau of Clinical Laboratories

Patient Results

Requires the completion of the Patient's Request for the Release of Completed Laboratory Results.


The Analytes

BCL Requisition for Container and Kits

Shipping Guidance for Category B Specimens

Urine Sample Collection

For more information about BCL, visit About Us.

Page last updated: May 10, 2024