Laboratory Services

The laboratory services are intended to provide the clinical testing needs of all Prima CARE patients. The collection and disposition of biological samples as needed for the analytical determinations requested by the patient's health care provider. Our laboratory performs a wide variety of routine testing that includes basic and special chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation studies, endocrinology and serology. All tests results are via electronic reports to the Prima CARE, P.C. ordering physician.

Our phlebotomists are trained professionals that assist in obtaining, processing, storage and shipping of the biological samples. In addition, our medical laboratory scientists are highly skilled technologists that provide and monitor the analytical processes in the laboratory, using advanced instrumentation that allows the performance of assays with accuracy, precision and efficiency.

Go to Specimen Collection Special Procedures and Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Laboratory Hours Collection Stations:

Fall River Location
289 Pleasant Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Monday – Friday
7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 7:00am – 2:00pm

277 Pleasant Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Monday – Friday
7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Somerset Location
67 Slade's Ferry Blvd.
Somerset, MA 02726

Monday – Friday
7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday Closed

Tiverton Location
821 Main Road
Tiverton, RI 02878

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday 7:00am – 12:00pm
(Every other Saturday when Dr. Cummings' office is open)
Special Chemistry
Diabetes Monitoring
Thyroid Function Tests
Miscellaneous Testing

Our Mission


At Prima CARE, our focus is the patient. We are by your side and on your side wherever you need healthcare, whether in the office, the hospital, the nursing home, the Ambulatory Care Clinic or at home where we make housecalls to home-bound patients. Our goal is the delivery of evidence-based medical care of the highest quality. Prima CARE is committed to the doctor/patient relationship through humanism, communication, empathy, compassion and respect, all joined together by trust.