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Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services


Columbus Day 2017 Schedule Alteration for Accurate Courier Express (ACE)


  • Sunday, October 8th, 2017                  
    • Hospital / NBS Sites - ACE will perform regular Sunday pick-ups.
  •  Monday, October 9th, 2017                                  
    • Hospital / NBS Sites - ACE will service all hospitals on Monday night.
    • DOC Institution Sites ACE will service institutions with regularly scheduled pickups for Mondaynight only.
    • DCLS – Outgoing coolers for DOC institutions will be available for pick-up in the DCLS loading dock no later than 16:30.
    • VDH, DEQ, and P&P Sites – ACE will NOT service these locations.
  • Tuesday, October 10th, 2017               
    • Regular courier services are expected and normal operations will resume for all scheduled pickups and deliveries
  • Additional DCLS Info:
    • UPS & Fed Ex will be advised of the DCLS holiday closure. 
    • USPS will be contacted about the closure. 
      • No certified mail deliveries will be received during the DCLS holiday.
    • All vendors & drivers will be notified.
    • Signage will be posted about the closure in the loading dock area.



Special or emergency courier requests can be made by contacting the DCLS duty officer at 804-335-4617. ONLY DCLS can authorize and arrange for special or emergency courier services/runs.