National Public Health Laboratory


To provide an efficient, sustainable, affordable, accessible and confidential laboratory services to the residents and visitors of the Turks and Caicos Islands. To expand and improve blood banking services with the opening of a National Blood Bank.


To develop and implement quality standards, guidelines and policies to govern the laboratory sector in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The services currently being provided are as follows:

  • Screening for Norovirus
  • Dengue Testing
  • CD4 Testing
  • Communicable Disease Testing
  • Blood Donor Screening
  • Blood Donor Collection
Staff Name
Peggy. P. Samuels
Laboratory Manager/ Chief Medical Technologist
Ricardo Missick
Medical Technologist
Latricia Ingham
Assistant Laboratory Technician