2015 HOLIDAY REMINDERS

US/CANADA/PUERTO RICO INVESTIGATOR SITE
SPECIMEN SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS

To ensure specimens will be received at Covance Central Laboratory within the established stability period, please note the observances for each holiday below.

LAM Winter Holiday Reminder

CANADA ONLY – FedEx will observe Christmas on Friday, Dec 25th and Boxing Day on Monday, Dec 28th – No pick-ups will be made in Canada on December 25th, 26th, 27th or 28th.

Packages picked up on Thursday, Dec 24th and Dec 31st will be delivered to Covance on Saturday, Dec 26th and Saturday, Jan 2nd.

Couriers may reserve the right to observe earlier than usual pickup times during the holidays.  Do not assume automatic daily pickups will occur as normal. Please call your courier to obtain holiday pickup schedules.

Send frozen specimens on the next available business day.  Specimens with short stabilities (eg., Lymphocyte subsets, reticulocyte counts, etc.) should not be collected on the days prior to the holiday.

*(FedEx only) If shipping specimens on Friday please mark the air waybill for Saturday delivery.

Please consult Covance Investigator Support at (866) 762-6209 if you have any questions regarding the collection or shipping of specimens during the holidays.


LATIN AMERICA SITES – INFORMATION REGARDING HOLIDAY OBSERVANCES IN THE UNITED STATES

THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS 2015, NEW YEAR’S 2016

To ensure specimens will be received at Covance Central Laboratory within the established stability period, please note the observances for each holiday below.

LAM Winter Holiday Reminder

Couriers may reserve the right to observe earlier than usual pickup times during the holidays.  Please call your courier to obtain holiday pickup schedules.

Send frozen specimens on the next available business day.  Specimens with short stabilities (e.g., Lymphocyte subsets, reticulocyte counts, etc.) should not be collected on the days prior to the holiday.

Please contact Covance Investigator Support at the toll free phone number found in your investigator manual, or at +1 (317) 271-1200, if you have any questions regarding the collection or shipping of specimens during the holidays.