Our History

Kirby Home History

Angeline Elizabeth Kirby Memorial Health Center is a non-profit public health institution that was dedicated in 1931.

The facility was built by Fred M. Kirby in memory of his mother, Angeline Elizabeth Kirby. Using the best materials and artistry, the building was designed as a monument to last for more than 300 years.

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Angeline Elizabeth Kirby Memorial Health Center
Environmental Laboratory

Phone: (570) 823-5450 Ext. 353
Email: kirbyhc@epix.net

The Kirby Health Center Laboratory began
as a public health laboratory in the 1930’s. The laboratory became involved in environmental
testing in the 1970’s when environmental issues
became prominent. The laboratory analyzes groundwater, drinking water, municipal and
industrial wastewater, soil, sludge, and solid waste
for various microbiological, inorganic and organic parameters. Our client base consists of local, state, and federal agencies, engineering firms, environmental consulting firms, financial institutions, industries, and private individuals.
The laboratory is fully equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation that is continually updated to stay current with the latest technology. Some of these include: Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometers (AA), Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrophotometer (ICP),  and Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometer (ICP/MS) for trace metal analyses; Gas Chromatographs (GC) and Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS) for organic analyses; Ion Chromatograph, BOD AutoEZ, Total Organic Carbon (TOC), and Spectrophotometers for various wet chemistry analyses; Microwaves, Hot Blocks, and MidiVap digestion units for various sample preparations.
The Kirby Health Center Laboratory is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) (Lab #40-0015)for the analysis of drinking water, non-potable water, and solid waste. It is also certified by New York State Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) (Lab #11801) for Total Coliform, E. coli, and Standard Plate Count analysis in drinking water.

◊◊◊The laboratory also provides a sample collection/pick-up service.◊◊◊

Please contact the laboratory to request information on:
• testing capabilities
• sample containers
• sample collection/pick-up
• quotations
• specific turn around times
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Kirby Health Center Laboratory Services Environmental • Clinical • Toxicological • Consumer Product Testing

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