Pennsylvania Drug Testing

How can we keep substance abuse out of our communities, families, and businesses in Pennsylvania? Keep reading to learn more about how US Drug Test Centers keeps dangerous illegal substances at bay, helps employers maintain a drug-free work environment, and more while staying compliant with state and federal drug testing laws.

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

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 Pennsylvania, 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.

1634 Testing locations in Pennsylvania

2435 Garden Way

Hermitage Pennsylvania 16148

Phone: 866-566-0261

251 7Th St

New Kensington Pennsylvania 15068

Phone: 866-566-0261

420 S 5Th Ave

West Reading Pennsylvania 19611

Phone: 866-566-0261

125 Smithfield Ln

East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania 18301

Phone: 866-566-0261

9528 Lincoln Hwy

Bedford Pennsylvania 15522

Phone: 866-566-0261


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on March 26, 2024


Review by D.M.
on March 13, 2024

"They have always been very accommodating with anything our company needs."

Review by B.R.
on October 18, 2023


Review by R.M.
on September 20, 2023

"It was quick and easy."

Review by D.M.
on July 26, 2023

"We are able to schedule candidates for open positions at collection locations close to their homes. We have not had any issues with the website or scheduling drug tests. We also receive the results very quickly."

Review by D.B.
on May 18, 2023


Review by A.G.
on May 3, 2023

"It was great. Got my referral yesterday and went to the site and had test performed. Just got my email with the required test results and forms. Great turnaround time! Thanks!"

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 Pennsylvania 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

Pennsylvania Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in Pennsylvania need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
No. Pennsylvania does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations but it is recommended.
Are employers in Pennsylvania able to use drug screening for any other claim defenses or state-specific financial benefits?
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 or refusal to 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.
Does Pennsylvania authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. Pennsylvania authorizes the medical use of marijuana for very limited medical conditions. Employers are limited in actions based solely on an individual’s status as a certified medical marijuana user. Medical marijuana employee/patient prohibitions exist, especially in safety-sensitive positions. Employers are strongly encouraged to indicate in their policy that marijuana use is prohibited.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in Pennsylvania if I fail a drug test?
In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, medical 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 - Pennsylvania

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Pennsylvania

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

  • If you or someone you know needs help overcoming addiction you are not the only one. In Pennsylvania there are 60,407 patients annually who join an outpatient drug treatment center.
  • 5,703 deaths have been reported in Pennsylvania annually related to alcohol abuse and excessive binge drinking.
  • In Pennsylvania, 52.40% of deaths were caused by chronic drinkers which commonly cause them to have an alcohol use disorder.
  • Studies show that 35,520 people who contracted HIV/AIDs in Pennsylvania were caused by ingesting drugs through a needle.
  • In Pennsylvania, 3.25% of deaths reported were due to drug overdose.
  • In Pennsylvania there were 16,794 registered employers in the FMCSA Clearinghouse and out of the 16,794 registered, there were 7,337 violations.

Opioid Abuse in Pennsylvania

Every year in Pennsylvania, opioid overdoses claim the lives of 866 individuals. Around 49.90% of physicians prescribe opioids to their patients. Frequently, the use of opioids escalates to heroin, which is commonly injected. Notably, 93,900 instances of hepatitis C are linked to the use of drugs through intravenous methods.

The Presence and Costs of Rehab Clinics

In Pennsylvania, rehabilitation centers are actively working against opioid abuse and other drug addictions. The state boasts 634 operational rehabilitation clinics, assisting 66,969 people annually. The total expenditure by the U.S. public on outpatient rehab services amounts to 4.46% or $103 million, while the expense for those in inpatient rehab reaches an astounding $56,708.


  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
  4. United States Department of Transportation - FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse - December 2023 Report

Providing Drug and Alcohol Testing to Pennsylvania Residents

US Drug Test Centers make it easy to order a drug test. We can screen for many substances individually, or you can order them as a panel, where we test for several substances in a single panel. For instance, we offer a 5-panel urine drug test, which screens for amphetamines, marijuana, cocaine, opiates, and PCP, all via a urine sample.

In addition, we offer court-ordered drug testing. This is suitable for DUI, child custody, and probation cases where individuals are required to stay sober.

Order a test today.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at night

Conduct Workplace Drug Testing With Ease

US Drug Test Centers is the most respected drug screening partner for Pennsylvania employers. We help you maintain a drug-free workplace in the following ways:

  • We offer all employer drug testing services, including pre-employment drug testing, reasonable suspicion drug testing, post-accident drug testing, return-to-duty drug testing, and random drug testing.

  • We can run all of your background checks. These are available to order and review electronically.

  • You will have access to our state-of-the-art, cloud-based drug testing software. This allows you to order all of your drug tests, view your test results, and more.

  • US Drug Test Centers will provide training for your staff so that they know how to manage your drug-free workplace program.

  • We'll carefully craft your drug-free workplace policy. This includes details like what your drug testing policies are, the company's stance on medical marijuana users (as well as recreational marijuana use), what counts as "reasonable suspicion," under what conditions you test employees, how you're abiding by Pennsylvania drug testing laws, and more.

Learn more about our services and testing for Pennsylvania employers.

The Drug Testing Process for DOT Companies

Are you an employer or owner-operator employed by the Department of Transportation (DOT)? The DOT has even stricter guidelines around drug testing, particularly for professionals in safety-sensitive positions. Individuals in safety-sensitive positions sometimes work directly with the public and also inherently experience a greater risk in their roles.

US Drug Test Centers will help you stay compliant with state laws and federal law so that you can always pass a DOT audit. Compliance is key!

Learn more about our DOT testing and services.

Why Choose US Drug Test Centers?

If you or an employee need to undergo drug testing, why partner with us? Here are just a few ways we stand out from other providers.

Accuracy is Paramount

We only partner with SAMHSA-certified laboratories, which have to follow specific rules when it comes to their equipment and drug testing procedures. Additionally, all drug test results are verified by a medical review officer (MRO), who is a licensed physician.

This is important because let's say, for example, an employee gets a positive test result but thinks their prescription medication might've led to a false-positive. An MRO can help confirm if the positive result is accurate or not.

This is how we're able to provide the most accurate and thorough drug test results in the drug testing industry.

Convenience is Key

We have more than 20,000 drug testing locations nationwide, so we're never more than a short drive away, no matter where you are in Pennsylvania.

Do you need drug testing in a hurry? Some of our locations accept same-day appointments.

We also offer instant/POCT urine drug testing. Negative results are returned the same day. In addition, you can request onsite mobile drug testing. A trained collector will meet you or your employee within two hours to begin the drug testing process.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Our Variety is Unparalleled

We offer the widest array of drug testing options and can screen for more substances than any other provider — even heavy metals and unknown drugs.

Plus, our drug testing procedures cover every aspect of employment, including pre-employment drug testing, reasonable suspicion drug testing, and post-accident drug testing.

Order a Drug Test Pennsylvania Today

If you're ready to take the next step, we're here to assist you!

Keeping controlled substances out of our businesses and families is vital to our collective well-being. Together, we can help keep Pennsylvania drug-free.

Whether you're a business that needs help writing its drug testing policies, an employer wondering what legalized recreational marijuana means for your business and its employees, or a parent worried that their teenager might be using recreational marijuana, our drug testing specialists are standing by to help.

Order a test today, find a drug testing location near you, or contact us with any questions.

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.

Scheduling your preventative health laboratory testing in Pennsylvania here.

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