North Carolina is struggling with an opioid problem well above the national average. North Carolina's substance abuse related overdose rate increased 260% from 1999 and remains on the rise in rural areas.
With the growing number of drug related incidents taking place in North Carolina, it's important to have the information you need regarding drug and alcohol testing. Whether you're an employer who includes pre-employment drug testing in your application process, or you are an individual in need of testing for a court order or probation, US Drug Test Centers can help you with your testing needs.
Urine and hair follicle testing are available at our locations; we even offer same day tests and results. Employers in North Carolina may require applicants to take a drug test as a condition of employment or if you are required by the court to take a test, we are here to assist you. Call today for more information or stop by one of our locations.
US Drug Test Centers have over 650 locations in North Carolina, from Murphy to Nags Head we are here to serve the entire state. We have 71 locations in Charlotte, 21 in Greensboro, 17 in Greenville, 11 in Mooresville, 23 in Raleigh, 12 in Ashville, 10 in Burlington, 14 in Fayetteville, 25 in Winston-Salem, 11 in Wilmington, and many more locations spread out in most cities and towns throughout the state.
In addition to our drug and alcohol testing locations, we also provide resources for online drug tests on our website, along with the ability to purchase a test online. If you have further questions call us today at 866-566-0261 to speak to a representative to help guide you.
See below for a full list of our locations in North Carolina.
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.
Instant or on site urine testing drug devices may be used in North Carolina, which allows for same day negative results. Most of our locations offer instant drug testing. Employers or individuals can order drug tests with same day service with one simple phone call to 866-566-0261. Drug testing specialists are standing by to take your order for a hair follicle test, breath alcohol test, EtG alcohol test, DOT consortium random drug testing program or for a five or ten panel drug test.
Confirmation of drug tests that have screened positive is always required. If a screening test for a prospective employee produces a positive result, an approved laboratory will confirm that result by a second examination of the sample utilizing gas chromatography with mass spectrometry or an equivalent scientifically accepted method, unless the examinee signs a written waiver at the time or after they receive the preliminary test result. All screening tests for current employees that produce a positive result shall be confirmed by a second examination of the sample utilizing gas chromatography with mass spectrometry or an equivalent scientifically accepted method. All confirmation testing must be conducted by a SAMHSA certified laboratory.
Employers in North Carolina may require applicants to take a drug test as a condition of employment. A positive test must be confirmed at an approved laboratory. Applicants have the right to retest a confirmed positive sample at their own expense, at the same lab that confirmed the sample or at another approved lab of their choosing. North Carolina is a drug testing friendly state, where there are no employee drug testing restrictions.
North Carolina does not require an employer to have a written policy before conducting controlled substance testing; however, a written drug free workplace policy is essential to a successful drug prevention program. A written policy will set out the expectations of the particular employer and allow employees and supervisors to become familiar with those expectations.
Employees cheating on a drug test in North Carolina may not remain employed. If the employer has reason to believe that the sample has been adulterated (diluted or contaminated), the employer can refuse that sample for testing. Methods used to determine adulteration include: observation, temperature of sample, pH of sample and specific gravity of sample.
Hair follicle testing in North Carolina includes up to 12 panel hair test: Marijuana, Cocaine, PCP, Opiates – 6AM (Heroin) & Expanded Opiates, Amphetamine w MAMP & MDMA (Ecstasy), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Propoxyphene, Methadone, Oxycodone, Meperidine and Tramadol. The expanded panels are available from our LabCorp locations. Hair testing from our Quest Diagnostics locations includes the five panel plus expanded opiates and Oxycodone testing for: Cocaine, Marijuana, PCP, Opiates – 6AM & Expanded Opiates with Oxycodone and Amphetamine w MAMP & MDMA. This includes testing for Ecstasy.
Individuals and employers must call first to order drug tests. Our drug testing centers throughout North Carolina require pre-registration for all drug and alcohol testing. Same day service and same day results can be available for most urine drug testing. Call US Drug Test Centers today to set up your drug or alcohol testing service at 866-566-0261.
North Carolina is a popular tourist destination. Among the major attractions are the Great Smoky Mountains, the Blue Ridge National Parkway, the Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores, the Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kitty Hawk, Guilford Courthouse and Moores Creek National Military Parks, Carl Sandburg's home near Hendersonville, and the Old Salem Restoration in Winston-Salem. North Carolina is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
North Carolina, with over 300 miles of coastline to the east, the first in flight state has plenty to see and do. With a population of over 10 million residents, North Carolina is full of beautiful coastal towns where you can spend the day hang gliding and discovering old ship wrecks at Outer Banks or head to the Arboretum botanical garden in Southern Appalachian Mountains.