About Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

CDC’s Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS) observes Lab Week each April to recognize clinical laboratory professionals, especially those at the bench-level, for the contribution they make to the health of our—

  • Communities, through their work in public health laboratories
  • Family members, friends, and colleagues who are patients in clinical settings

There is no better time to celebrate the thousands of heroes in laboratory coats working to support the health of patients and communities across America right now! During this 44th Lab Week, we will celebrate the United States’ critical healthcare workforce and thank you for your service to our country, and the world.

DLS offers a wide range of resources for laboratory professionals, including:

Thank you,

CDC’s Division of Laboratory Systems

Page last reviewed: April 16, 2020