Georgia Public Health Laboratory

Georgia Public Health Laboratory - Waycross

Waycross, GA

After completing the State of Georgia’s Main Analytical Testing Laboratory in Decatur, Lord Aeck Sargent was selected to design a new branch laboratory in South Georgia.

Similar to the Main Laboratory, the Waycross Laboratory provides testing for bacteriology, immunology, microbacteriology, newborn screening, parasitology, virology, bio/chemical terrorism preparedness and training. It serves as a growth space to accommodate the increasing demand for Public Health Laboratory work, accommodating biological and chemical terrorism preparedness and reaction, and act­ing as a backup facility for the other Georgia Public Health facilities in Albany and Decatur.


Key Features

  • Flexible laboratories to handle surges and changes in testing needs and equipment
  • Provide safe and secure en­vironments to handle BSL-3 level agents
  • Low maintenance, energy ef­ficient laboratories to reduce operational costs
  • Efficient work flows to handle large volumes of samples
  • High quality work environ­ments to attract and retain the best laboratory staff
  • Floor plans based on sample flow and testing processes

Practice Areas