Drug Testing in Columbus, Ohio

US Drug Test Centers has more than 20,000 testing locations nationwide. We offer drug and alcohol testing in Columbus, Ohio 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 Columbus. 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.

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 Columbus, Ohio, 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.

39 Testing locations in Columbus, Ohio

2760 Airport Dr

Columbus Ohio 43219

Phone: 866-566-0261

6838 Caine Rd

Columbus Ohio 43235

Phone: 866-566-0261

360 S Grant Ave

Columbus Ohio 43215

Phone: 866-566-0261

1615 Morse Rd

Columbus Ohio 43229

Phone: 866-566-0261

2700 E Dublin Granville Rd

Columbus Ohio 43231

Phone: 866-566-0261

 

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on May 19, 2023

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on May 3, 2023

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US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers

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 Ohio 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 May 2023

Ohio Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Ohio need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. Ohio does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations but it is recommended.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in Ohio?
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with the Ohio’s voluntary law).
Are employers in Ohio able to leverage their drug screening program to reduce their Worker’s Compensation Insurance costs?
Yes. Ohio 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 Ohio able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
Yes. Employers may be able to leverage a ‘Rebuttable Presumption of 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 if terminated for misconduct. 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 Ohio?
Employers must use a SAMHSA certified laboratory. Drug panels are limited. Use of onsite (POCT) drug tests is prohibited. The use of a Medical Review Officer (MRO) is required.
Does Ohio authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Ohio authorizes the medical use of marijuana for very limited medical conditions. The medical marijuana law does not afford the right for an employee to sue an employer for taking adverse action related to the use of medical marijuana. The law also specifically restricts employees from operating a vehicle, streetcar, trackless trolley, watercraft, or aircraft while under the influence of medical marijuana.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Ohio if I fail a drug test?
In Ohio, if you test positive on a drug test it can be grounds for termination or a rescinded job offer.
What are the medical and recreational marijuana-related rules in Ohio?
In Ohio, medical and recreational marijuana use is considered legal and cannot be used against you if you test positive, unless you are in a safety sensitive position.

Drug Testing Stats - Columbus, Ohio

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Columbus, Ohio

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • Based on studies in Ohio, adults 18 and older who binge drink 25% more than those who don't have 8 drinks each time.
  • In Ohio, studies show that adults 35 and older who binge drink had a 83.00% percent of death rate due to alcohol related problems.
  • In Ohio, 2.63% of those under 21 years old were reported to have died from alcohol abuse.
  • Studies show that in Ohio, 1.16% of newborns have a neonatal opioid withdrawal symptom each year.
  • Studies show that in Ohio, 6.05% of those who died, overdosed on drugs during a nationwide study.

Opioid Abuse in Ohio

Every year in Ohio, opioid overdoses claim the lives of 237 individuals. Around 53.50% of physicians prescribe opioids to their patients. Frequently, the use of opioids escalates to heroin, which is commonly injected. Notably, 89,600 instances of hepatitis C are linked to the use of drugs through intravenous methods.

The Presence and Costs of Rehab Clinics

In Ohio, rehabilitation centers are actively working against opioid abuse and other drug addictions. The state boasts 589 operational rehabilitation clinics, assisting 66,296 people annually. The total expenditure by the U.S. public on outpatient rehab services amounts to 4.88% or $112.7 million, while the expense for those in inpatient rehab reaches an astounding $56,688.

Citations

  1. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    https://www.samhsa.gov/data/nsduh/national-releases
  2. Provisional Multiple Cause of Death database contains mortality and population for U.S. counties.
    https://wonder.cdc.gov/mcd-icd10-provisional.html
  3. Alcohol Use in the United States: Age Groups and Demographic Characteristics
    https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohols-effects-health/alcohol-topics/alcohol-facts-and-statistics

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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