Dayton, Ohio 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 Dayton, Ohio
Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County, Ohio, though part of the city extends into Greene County. The city has a population of over 140,000 people. The Dayton Metro Area is comprised of Greene, Miami, and Montgomery counties. Kettering, Beavercreek, Huber Heights, Fairborn, and Centerville are the principal cities in the Dayton Metro Area.
Research, development, aerospace and aviation, and healthcare are the major sectors of the economy in Dayton. The top employers in Dayton are Premier Health Partners, Montgomery County, and Sinclair Community College.
The largest tourist draw in Dayton is The National Museum of the United States Air Force. This museum is home to the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Over 1 million people visit this museum every year. There are also many annual festivals in Dayton, such as the Dayton Celtic Festival, the City Folk Festival, the Dayton Blues Festival, Dayton Music Fest, Urban Nights, Women in Jazz, the African American and Cultural Festival, and the Dayton Reggae Fest.
Facts about Dayton
- Dayton is the birthplace of flight and funk.
- Dayton is one of the few cities in the nation that still utilizes an electric trolley bus system.
- Dayton has the most inventions per capita of any city in the nation.
- The Dayton area hosts 23 colleges and universities that educate over 100,000 people.
- Dayton has no five-star restaurants.
SAMHSA Report for Ohio
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 829,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Ohio. Though Dayton is nowhere near epidemic levels, drug testing and drug free workplace programs help to directly address substance abuse issues in a community.
Benefits of Hair Follicle Drug and Alcohol Testing in Dayton, Ohio
Employers throughout the United States are now implementing hair testing programs due to the benefits this alternative specimen offers. Hair follicle drug testing is becoming increasingly popular. Hair testing can detect the drugs/metabolites taken up to 90 days, can evaluate long-term patterns of repetitive drug use, and is flexible in drug panels and can also test for EtG alcohol in hair. Same day service is available for hair testing with a 3-4 business day turnaround for final hair drug testing results.
Probation & Court Ordered Drug and Alcohol Testing in Dayton
Our drug testing specialists set up testing appointments for probation & court ordered drug or alcohol tests on a daily basis. Your probation officer or the court order should provide you guidance on what test you should order. It is very important that you ask the probation office or the court system what drug testing panel is required and whether alcohol testing is required. If alcohol testing is required ask specifically is it to be a urine alcohol test, a blood alcohol test or a breath alcohol test. For alcohol testing always ask if EtG alcohol testing is required.
Urine Drug and Alcohol Testing in Dayton
Urine drug testing is the most common type of drug testing in the United States. Many employers conduct workplace drug testing but it is still an often misunderstood process. Urine drug testing is conducted as an instant, point of collection, test or as a lab based test. It is easy to collect and transport, inexpensive to test, accurate, and provides a detection window deemed adequate by most employers. Urine drug testing has been around for over 25 years and has held up in court systems as reliable and legally defensible. The most common drug testing panels are:
- Five Panel: Cocaine, Marijuana (THC, cannabinoids), Phencyclidine (PCP – angel dust), Amphetamines (including Ecstasy and methamphetamines, also known as crystal meth), Opiates (including heroin, codeine and morphine)
- Ten Panel: All above plus Benzodiazepines (such as Xanax), Barbiturates, Methadone, Propoxyphene, Methaqualone (Quaaludes)
- Ten Panel with Expanded Opiates: All above plus hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone and oxymorphone.
- DOT Five Panel: Cocaine, Marijuana (THC, cannabinoids), Phencyclidine (PCP – angel dust), Amphetamines (including Ecstasy and methamphetamines, also known as crystal meth), Opiates (including heroin, codeine and morphine).
Designated Employer Representative for Drug and Alcohol Testing in Dayton
Every company covered by Department of Transportation Regulations that employs safety-sensitive employees, must have one or more Designated Employer Representatives (DERs). Any non-DOT employer with a drug testing program needs a person in charge of the drug testing program. There employees are also Designated Employer Representatives (DERs). The DER is the employee at the company authorized by the employer to take immediate action to remove employees from safety-sensitive duties, to make decisions required in the testing process, and to receive test results. The DER typically runs the DOT drug & alcohol testing program at the company.
Dayton’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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