Minnesota Drug Testing

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Minnesota is home to a striking amount of drug and alcohol related issues. Heroin is responsible for more than 13% of rehabilitation administration in Minnesota.

With a population for more than 5 million people, most of whom live in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, the need for convenient and reliable drug testing services has grown over the last decade.

Serving all areas of Minnesota, US Drug Test Centers can assist individuals and employers with personal drug tests or workplace drug tests. Drug and alcohol testing is available at all of our locations. You can also order online or call us if you're not sure which drug test you need. We offer probation drug testing, child custody cases, court-ordered drug testing, personal drug testing and employer ordered drug tests.

Find a Drug Test Center Near You

With over 400 locations in Minnesota, a US Drug Test Centers is certain to be nearby. We are not just located in the Minneapolis area; we also have locations in Alden, (just south of Hwy 90 and Morin Lake) Ely (inside the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital), Dawson (inside Johnson Memorial) and Wanamingo (inside the Wanamingo Medical Facility) and dozens of other small towns and cities across the state.

We also have 19 locations in Minneapolis including locations in the Arts District five blocks from the Mississippi River. In St. Paul we have 7 locations including one just a 6-minute drive from the State Capitol on University Ave.

Call 1-866-566-0261 to schedule your drug test today, or view our full list of locations below and visit one of our centers.

US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers is the 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. At USDTC, 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 Minnesota 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 June 2019

Minnesota Drug Testing FAQs

Yes. Minnesota has very detailed rules for employers that wish to conduct employee drug testing.
Yes. Employers’ must have a written policy. Employers must provide each employee with notice of the policy and must also post a notice in appropriate locations that the policy has been adopted.
An employer may not terminate an employee who tests positive for the first time – they must be offered treatment. Breath alcohol testing is not permitted as all testing must be conducted by a certified laboratory. Random drug testing is limited to safety-sensitive employees (specifically defined by the state). Post-accident drug testing is limited. Employees AND job applicants have a right to a retest; the retest must be conducted using the same detection levels as the original confirmatory test.
Yes. Employers may be able to 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.
Yes. Minnesota authorizes the medical use of marijuana for limited medical conditions. This law impacts employers. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against a qualified person due to their status as a medical marijuana patient or a positive drug test alone.

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What We Can Test For

For individuals, same day service is available with testing for alcohol and drugs of abuse including THC (Marijuana), Cocaine, Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Opiates, PCP, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Oxycodone, MDMA, Tricyclic Antidepressants, expanded opiates and more. These types of tests are typically conducted using from a urine sample. However, hair follicle testing and EtG alcohol testing are also available.

For employers, Minnesota is a restrictive State and certain guidelines must be followed. An employer in the state of Minnesota must have a comprehensive drug free workplace policy. All drug and alcohol testing must be conducted by a SAMHSA certified laboratory.

Drug-Free Workplace Policy

An employer's drug and alcohol testing policy must, at a minimum, set forth the following information:

  1. The employees or job applicants subject to testing under the policy
  2. The circumstances under which drug or alcohol testing may be requested or required
  3. The right of an employee or job applicant to refuse to undergo drug and alcohol testing and the consequences of refusal
  4. Any disciplinary or other adverse personnel action that may be taken based on a confirmatory test verifying a positive test result on an initial screening test
  5. The right of an employee or job applicant to explain a positive test result on a confirmatory test or request and pay for a confirmatory retest
  6. Any other appeal procedures available

Additionally, the employer must provide written notice of its drug and alcohol testing policy to all affected employees upon adoption of the policy, to a previously non-affected employee upon transfer to an affected position under the policy, and to a job applicant upon hire and before any testing of the applicant if the job offer is made contingent on the applicant passing drug and alcohol testing. An employer shall also post a notice in an appropriate and conspicuous location on the employer's premises that the employer has adopted a drug and policy. Copies of the policy must be made available for inspection during regular business hours by its employees or job applicants in the employer's personnel office or other suitable locations.

For employers, instant or on-site drug testing is prohibited in Minnesota. The testing must be performed by a SAMHSA certified laboratory and this includes alcohol testing. An exception would be DOT alcohol testing which would be with a breathalyzer. It is strongly recommended for all companies administering drug testing to use a Medical Review Officer (MRO).

It is possible in Minnesota to deny a workers comp claim if after an accident the employee tests positive on the drug or alcohol test. If the injury was intentionally self-inflicted or the intoxication of the employee is the proximate cause of the injury, then the employer is not liable for compensation. The burden of proof of these facts is upon the employer.

US Drug Test Centers has locations throughout Minnesota. Attorneys in Minnesota often call US Drug Test Centers for assistance with hair follicle drug testing, EtG alcohol testing and urine testing. DOT drug testing programs and consortium programs are available for small trucking companies, owner-operators and large trucking companies. Call US Drug Test Centers today at 866-566-0261 for all of your drug and alcohol testing needs!

More About Minnesota

Minnesota is the 12th largest state in area and the 21st most populous of the U.S. States; nearly 60 percent of its residents live in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area (known as the "Twin Cities"). The Twin Cities area is the center of transportation, business, industry, education and government and home to an internationally known arts community. Minnesota shares a Lake Superior water border with Michigan and a land and water border with Wisconsin to the east. Iowa is to the south, North Dakota and South Dakota are to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba are to the north.

There are over 5 million people calling Minnesota home, with the majority occupying Minneapolis with its beautiful waterfalls at Minnehaha Park and contemporary exhibits at the Walker Art Center, and St. Paul where you can catch a hockey game at Xcel Energy Center.

Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.