Independence Day Specimen Shipment Alert
Independence Day, observed on Tuesday, July 4, is a U.S. national holiday. Due to the holiday, Mayo Medical Laboratories' specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround time are not affected, plan ahead and note:
- Mayo couriers will run as normal on Monday, July 3; picking up samples of all temperatures (unless a client decides to hold on their own).
- FedEx shipments tendered on Monday, July 3, will be delivered on Wednesday, July 5. Couriers have been instructed to pack all frozen coolers with extra dry ice as they will all have a two day trip; adding additional boxes if necessary.
- PaccAir will maintain regular North Dakota, South Dakota, Chicago, and Detroit schedules on Monday night into Tuesday morning.
- Delta Airlines will run as normal throughout the holiday.
- Couriers who send samples to Jacksonville will ship to JAX as normal, adding extra dry ice for all of their FedEx shipments.
- Mayo Couriers will not make pickups on Tuesday, July 4.
- Normal courier pickups will resume Wednesday, July 5.