Any Lab Test Now coming soon to Westlake

Any Lab Test Now storefront in a strip mall
Any Lab Test Now is scheduled to open a new Austin location Jan. 7. (Courtesy Sarah Toney)

Any Lab Test Now is scheduled to open a new Austin location Jan. 7. (Courtesy Sarah Toney)

Any Lab Test Now is set to open its fifth Austin location Jan. 7 at 6317 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 210, Westlake. Any Lab Test Now is an accredited, full-service laboratory offering thousands of affordable healthcare lab tests, according to owner Sarah Toney. Patients have the ability to order tests and directly receive the results. 512-382-6500. westlake@anylabtestnow.com


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