Drug Testing in Lexington, Kentucky

US Drug Test Centers has more than 20,000 testing locations nationwide. We offer drug and alcohol testing in Lexington, Kentucky for both Department of Transportation (DOT) and non-DOT companies, along with individuals. We provide affordable urine drug testing, hair follicle drug testing, breath alcohol tests, and more in Lexington. We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories, and all test results are verified by a medical review officer (MRO).

Order a test online or call 866-566-0261 for more help.

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Committed to Accuracy

We only work with SAMHSA-certified laboratories and have all test results confirmed by a medical review officer.

Unparalleled Convenience

With drug testing locations spread throughout Lexington, Kentucky, you never have to go far to find us. For speedy results, we offer instant urine drug testing and on-site mobile testing.

Endless Variety

We can screen for dozens of illicit substances via hair, urine, and breath. Additionally, we have hundreds of drug test panels to choose from.

31 Testing locations in Lexington, Kentucky

2424 Sir Barton Way

Lexington, Kentucky 40509

Phone: 866-566-0261

1740 Nicholasville Rd

Lexington, Kentucky 40503

Phone: 866-566-0261

275 S Limestone

Lexington, Kentucky 40508

Phone: 866-566-0261

1500 Leestown Rd

Lexington, Kentucky 40511

Phone: 866-566-0261

2620 Wilhite Dr

Lexington, Kentucky 40503

Phone: 866-566-0261


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We are your complete drug-free workplace solution for employers. We provide drug testing for all reasons such as pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty. We have a state-of-the-art cloud-based software that allows you to order drug testing 24/7, store all drug test results and chain of custody forms (forever), and you can see the status of all completed drug testing. We have random drug and alcohol testing consortiums and follow all DOT rules and regulations to direct your company in the right direction to stay in compliance. We can create drug-free workplace policy manuals specific to your company's needs, and we provide online trainings. Our online trainings are perfect for company Supervisors to learn what signs to look for if someone might be under the influence. We also have trainings that explain what Supervisors should know about the DOT rules and regulations in regards to the drug and alcohol testing program. We are a part of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and we always stay up to date with all drug testing-related rules and regulations. If you have any questions about state-specific laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, please contact our office and one of our team members will be glad to help you. If your company would like more information regarding setting up a corporate account you can set up an account online or contact us at 866-566-0261.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kentucky Drug Testing

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State & local laws change frequently and vary greatly. These are state & local laws and do not over rule the federal Department of Transportation laws & policies. Readers are advised to consult with their legal counsel or industry experts before acting based on this information. Last Updated Jul 2023

Kentucky Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Kentucky need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. Kentucky does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations but it is recommended.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Kentucky?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the Kentucky’s voluntary law).
Are employers in Kentucky able to leverage their drug screening program to reduce their Worker’s Compensation Insurance costs?
Yes. Kentucky provides employers with the ability to voluntarily participate in a Drug-Free Workplace Program to qualify for workers’ compensation insurance premium reductions. Employers wishing to leverage these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Are employers in Kentucky able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may leverage an ‘Intoxication’ defense to a Workers’ Compensation Claim, based on a positive drug test result. A positive drug test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
What are some nuances of the voluntary Drug-Free Workplace Program requirements in Kentucky?
Kentucky’s voluntary law requires employers to create a drug testing policy. Employers must post a notice that their company is a drug-free workplace and must provide a copy of the policy to each employee or applicant. The adoption of an employee assistance program (EAP) is also required.
Does Kentucky authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Kentucky authorizes the medical use of cannabidiol for very specific medical conditions. The law does not address the workplace.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Kentucky if I fail a drug test?
In Kentucky, if you test positive on a drug test it cannot be grounds for termination or a rescinded job offer.
What are the medical and recreational marijuana-related rules in Kentucky?
In Kentucky, marijuana use, both recreational and medical use are not considered legal in the workplace and only low THC products are allowed.

Drug Testing Stats - Lexington, Kentucky

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Lexington, Kentucky

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • In Kentucky, 25% of most active drinkers consume 9 alcoholic beverages per binge.
  • In Kentucky, there are 2,206 average deaths related to excessive alcohol use.
  • In Kentucky, 1 out of 2,043 people die each year from alcohol use every year.
  • 31.90% people who have a prescription for opioids in Kentucky die each year due to opioid use.
  • In Kentucky, 14.20% of drug related deaths were caused by Heroin.

Substance Misuse in Kentucky

In Kentucky, substance misuse remains a consistent challenge. Statistics reveal that 15.80% of adults aged 18 and over partake in binge drinking once monthly or more frequently. The state experiences 1,380 deaths annually due to drug overdoses, with opioid overdoses alone claiming around 989 lives each year.

Expenses of Rehabilitation

Around 523 rehab centers are operational in Kentucky, but the financial burden is significant. Inpatient rehab, for instance, costs $57,033 per person, making it financially daunting for many. The typical expense for outpatient rehab services is around $1,709.


  1. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  2. Provisional Multiple Cause of Death database contains mortality and population for U.S. counties.
  3. Alcohol Use in the United States: Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics

Available Collection Types

US Drug Test Centers offers the full range of collection types, including urine, hair and breath samples, each with its own advantages and applications for accurate substance screening.

Legal Drug Testing

Legal drug testing is a critical procedure often mandated by employers, law enforcement agencies, and organizations to ensure compliance with regulations and maintain safety in various settings. US Drug Test Centers can help you with your testing needds.

DOT Testing Services

DOT Testing Services are specifically designed to meet the stringent drug and alcohol testing requirements mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for safety-sensitive positions in the transportation industry, ensuring compliance and public safety.

Laboratory Testing Services

Looking for nationwide laboratory testing? US Drug Test Centers has partnered with eNational Testing to offer laboratory testing such as blood titers (MMR, Varicella, Hep B), QuantiFERON (TB Blood) Testing, Mens & Womens health panels, allergy testing and much more! You can simply order a health lab test or panel online 24/7 and go in for testing the same day at over 2,700 locations nationwide.

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