Jacksonville, Florida Drug Testing
Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you.
About Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is the county seat of Duval County and is the largest city by population in Florida. There are over 860,000 people in the city. The Jacksonville Metro Area consists of Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Nassau, and Baker counties. St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Orange Park are other cities in the area.
The military is the largest is the largest employer in Jacksonville. The city has the third largest naval presence in the country. Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Station Mayport, Blount Island Command, Florida Air National Guard, are all in Jacksonville. The city is also a regional center for logistics and financial institutions.
A monthly outdoor art festival call The Art Walk takes place on the first Wednesday of the month. The Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair takes place in November. Jacksonville is also home to many museums, including the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, and the Museum of Science & History.
Facts about Jacksonville
- Named after Florida’s first military governor Andrew Jackson, Jacksonville was originally populated by the Mocama, a subground of the Timucua people.
- Spanning over 874 square miles, Florida’s “River City” is the largest city by area in the 48 contiguous United States.
- At water-jets reaching 120 feet, the Friendship Fountain was in 1965, the world’s tallest one and it shoots 17,000 gallons of water through 63 jet nozzles.
- Jacksonville was the country’s film capital from 1910-1920 and was considered to be an alternative “Hollywood”.
SAMHSA Report for Florida
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 1,308,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Florida. Though Jacksonville is nowhere near epidemic levels, drug testing and drug free workplace programs help to directly address substance abuse issues in a community.
Immediate Service Available for DOT Random Testing Programs
Same day service is available to enroll in our DOT random consortium for owner operators and small trucking companies in Jacksonville. Certificates of compliance are issued same day when drivers are enrolled into our consortium pool or a stand-alone pool. Programs can be set up immediately. Contact US Drug Test Centers to quickly set up a consortium pool or a stand-alone pool. US Drug Test Centers has a special program for owner operators to participate in our random testing consortium. Same day service is available to enroll in our DOT Random Consortium.
DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Compliance in Jacksonville
There are many specific components a company must have in place in order to be compliant with DOT regulations. US Drug Test Centers can guarantee your company will be in compliance by assisting in the creation of the follow documents, policies, and procedures:
- Designated Employer Representative (DER)
- Written Policy
- Regulations on file
- Pre-employment Testing
- Random, Post-Accident, Reasonable Suspicion, Return to Duty and Follow-up Testing
- Employee Education
- Supervisor Training
- Previous Employer Checks
- Removal of employees from safety sensitive positions when positive or refusal to test
- Substance Abuse Professional
Employees are Responsible for Their Safety and the Safety of Others
Employees must take reasonable care for their own health and safety and that of others. They must cooperate with the employer when actions are taken to comply with company alcohol and drug policy regulations. It is considered a good practice for employers to remove employees from their act of duty immediate when they have failed the drug test or reported for services under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs.
Healthcare Professional Drug and Alcohol Testing in Jacksonville, Florida
Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also available in Jacksonville. This panel tests for specific, highly addictive prescription medications that are readily accessible to workers in this field. This is a urine test which determines the presence or absence of the most abused prescription drugs or their metabolites. Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also an excellent standard for allied health students.
Jacksonville’s Most Accurate Drug or Alcohol Testing
How do I know if the test is accurate? All of US Drug Test Centers' specimens go to a SAMHSA certified laboratory for testing. SAMHSA has an active advisory board that keeps its employees and administrators abreast of current and changing laws when it comes to drug testing. There are Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs that must carry consistencies throughout every agency and company that SAMHSA laboratories supplies. The advisory board has professionals that are uniquely qualified in their respective fields to review scientific evidence in the area of drug and alcohol treatment and testing practices.
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