This is a friendly reminder that the US will be celebrating our Independence Day on July 4. Please avoid shipping sample collections on Saturday, July 2. Shipments made on July 2 will not be delivered to Covance until Tuesday, July 5. If you must ship on July 2 a premium courier will need to be arranged and sponsor approval will be necessary for the additional expense.
To ensure specimens will be received at Covance Central Laboratory in Indianapolis within the established
stability period, please note the observance of the US Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 7.
Sites should avoid sample collections on Saturday, September 5.
Couriers may reserve the right to schedule earlier than usual pick-up times during the holiday. Please call your local courier to obtain holiday pick-up 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 consult Covance Investigator Support at (866) 762-6209 if you have any questions regarding the collection or shipping of specimens.