Sonora Quest Laboratories and Safeway Announce Opening of Chino Valley Patient Service Center

Monday, June 26, 2017   |   Category: Press Releases

Chino Valley, AZ. (June 26, 2017) – Sonora Quest Laboratories announced that their patient service center, previously located at 448 N. State Route 89, Suite J in Chino Valley has moved to a new location inside Safeway at 1031 N. State Rte. 89 Chino Valley, AZ 86323. The new patient service center opened on Monday, June 26, 2017 operates Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a lunch closure from Noon to 1:00 PM.

The full-service retail location offers patients convenient lab testing services, access to the most accurate and up-to-date diagnostic capabilities and a guest paging system, which allows clinic visitors to shop while waiting for their time-slot or appointment.

The Chino Valley location also provides time-saving services such as patient ordered lab tests through My Lab ReQuest™ and online appointment scheduling on desktop and mobile devices. With quick access to all laboratory test results though the Patient Results Portal at, patients can proactively manage their health.

“We are pleased to announce the opening of our newest Safeway patient service center,” said Christina Noble, vice president of business development with Sonora Quest Laboratories. “Collaboration is one of our most important company values, and when we work together with companies like Safeway and communities like Chino Valley, we are better able to serve our mission of empowering Arizonans to take control of their health and wellness.”

The ongoing retail collaboration with Safeway is an investment in innovative capabilities in the new era of healthcare consumerism and encourages patients to take a more active role in managing their own health in locations most accessible to them.

About Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), is part of the nation's largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,100 employees serving more than 23,000 patients every day throughout Arizona. Sonora Quest Laboratories is the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing more than 60 million diagnostic tests per year.

Sonora Quest Laboratories offers a local comprehensive test menu which encompasses routine, molecular, prescription drug monitoring, cytogenetic, and pathology testing services. Ninety-eight percent of all testing is performed at our primary testing facilities located in Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Yuma. Sonora Quest Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) which is the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, helping laboratories to maintain accuracy of test results and ensure accurate patient diagnosis. This accreditation ensures the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients as CAP inspectors examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records, and overall management.

About Albertsons, NAI and the Safeway family of stores

The company is one of the world’s largest food and drug retailers, with more than 2,200 stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia under 18 banners, including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United, Pavilions, Star Markets, Market Street, Amigos, Carrs. The company is privately owned by a consortium led by Cerberus Capital Management.