West Virginia Drug Testing

If you live in West Virginia and need alcohol and drug testing, US Drug Test Centers is the premier provider. Keep reading to learn more about how we help employers, employees, and other residents in the state keep substance abuse at bay.

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 West Virginia, 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.

151 Testing locations in West Virginia

4605 Maccorkle Ave Sw

South Charleston West Virginia 25309

Phone: 866-566-0261

215 Don Knotts Blvd

Morgantown West Virginia 26501

Phone: 866-566-0261

204 Chase Dr

Hurricane West Virginia 25526

Phone: 866-566-0261

3094 Charles Town Rd

Kearneysville West Virginia 25430

Phone: 866-566-0261

4610 Kanawha Southwest

South Charleston West Virginia 25309

Phone: 866-566-0261

 

146 more location(s) available in West Virginia

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Review by H.B.
on August 24, 2023

"I always seem to have issues with the paper form results getting sent in after tests are completed"

Review by J.M.
on June 28, 2023

"Nothing"

Review by K.K.
on March 20, 2023

"Very easy to use and accomodated us when my husband had a heart attack."

Review by M.O.
on December 7, 2022

"Excellent"

Review by K.S.
on November 21, 2022

"Great. When an instant test needs to be confirmed, it's a bit slow for confirmations."

Review by C.B.
on November 16, 2022

"It was easy to schedule an appointment, and I was attended to promptly upon arrival."

Review by M.R.
on October 13, 2022

"Website easy to navigate. Many testing places available. Extremely quick in getting results back."


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 West Virginia 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

West Virginia Drug Testing FAQs

Do employers in West Virginia need to comply with mandatory state-specific rules when drug & alcohol testing?
Yes. The rules in West Virginia are from both court rulings and by statute.
Is a Drug-Free Workplace policy required in West Virginia?
Yes, in some instances. Coal mining employers must have a drug free workplace policy; however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place in general (Policy is also required to comply with the states’ voluntary law).
What are some compliance requirements in West Virginia?
Mining company employers must implement a policy for its safety-sensitive employees. Drug testing is also specifically required for bungee-jumping operators, carnival operators, and Public Works contractors.
Are employers in West Virginia 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, refusal to test or attempting to cheat on a drug test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation if terminated for misconduct. This state also offers an immunity law which provides employers protection from lawsuits. Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Does West Virginia authorize marijuana (THC) or cannabidiol (CBD) use?
Yes. West Virginia authorizes the medical use of marijuana for very limited medical conditions. The law specifically states that employers do not need to accommodate marijuana use at work. However, the law goes on to state that an employer is not allowed to act against an employee simply because of their status as an authorized medical marijuana user.
Can I be fired or lose a job offer in West Virginia if I fail a drug test?
In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia?
In West Virginia, 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 - West Virginia

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from West Virginia

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

  • Statistics show that in West Virginia, 0.6% or $31.14 million is spent on inpatient rehab facilities to help those who need assistance in drug and alcohol recovery.
  • 1,037 deaths have been reported in West Virginia annually related to alcohol abuse and excessive binge drinking.
  • There was an increase in deaths per capita related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking in West Virginia between 2015 and 2019 that caused a 39.10% increase.
  • 84.00% of adults 35 and older in West Virginia died from excessive alcohol use.
  • In 2022, a study was done to show that $1.802 billion or $2.97 per drink was spent on alcohol in West Virginia, which was much higher than other years due to inflation.
  • The Clearinghouse did a study that shows in West Virginia there were a total of 581 violations out of 1,893 enrolled employers.

The Reality of Addiction

In the state of West Virginia, about 13.90% of adults aged 18 and older binge drink at least once monthly. Every year, opioid overdoses kill about 702 individuals. Astonishingly, drug abuse causes 870 overdose deaths each year.

The State of Rehab

West Virginia has about 129 operational rehabilitation clinics, but treatment isn’t cheap. Inpatient rehab costs individuals $57,881 — a hurdle for many — and the U.S. public spends around 0.7% or $16.17 million on outpatient rehab services.

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
  4. United States Department of Transportation - FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse - December 2023 Report
    https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Learn

Workplace Drug Testing for Employers and Employees

US Drug Test Centers offers the widest selection of workplace drug testing, including reasonable suspicion drug screening, pre-employment drug testing, random drug screening, post-accident drug testing, and return-to-duty drug screening.

We can test for any controlled substance, including marijuana, amphetamines, cocaine, alcohol, and a number of other drugs.

In addition, we'll carefully craft your drug-free workplace policy. A written policy covers important details like what happens if an employee receives a positive drug test (for example, disciplinary action), the company's stance on medical marijuana, the drugs you screen for, how you comply with West Virginia and federal law, and what counts as reasonable cause for drug screening.

Davis, West Virginia

Drug and Alcohol Testing for DOT Companies

Companies and owner-operators employed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) have to be especially stringent with employee drug testing to meet the DOT's requirements. This is especially the case for professionals in safety-sensitive positions who might experience greater risk and/or work directly with public safety.

We'll help you keep substance abuse out of the workplace while complying with both West Virginia and federal testing laws so that you can pass a DOT audit at any time.

Testing for Individuals

Any resident in the state of West Virginia can order a test from US Drug Test Centers.

We have several drug testing panels available, in which we combine several drugs in one test. If you don't see the panel you're looking for on our website, contact us and we'll be happy to assist you.

Why Work With US Drug Test Centers?

With other drug testing providers available to you in West Virginia, why partner with us?

Accuracy is Our Priority

We only partner with SAMHSA-certified laboratories. (SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.) These labs are held to very strict guidelines and regulations.

Furthermore, our drug test results are verified by a medical review officer (MRO), who is a licensed physician.

This is how we're able to ensure the most thorough and accurate test results.

We Offer the Most Variety

US Drug Test Centers offers the largest selection of drug and alcohol testing.

We can screen for the biggest variety of substances, including marijuana, methadone, alcohol, PCP, steroids, suboxone, Rohypnol, amphetamines, methamphetamines, and beyond. Tests are available for hair, breath, and urine specimen.

Plus, we can conduct a drug screen under a number of circumstances, including post-accident, pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, and at random.

Charleston, West Virginia

Convenience is Key

We have more than 20,000 drug testing locations around the United States, so you never have to go far in West Virginia to find us.

Do you need drug or alcohol testing in a hurry? Instant/POCT urine drug testing returns negative results the same day.

With onsite mobile drug testing, a trained collector will meet you (or your employee) in West Virginia within two hours to begin the collection process.

Our Customer Support is Unparalleled

We know that drug testing can feel overwhelming. Our specialists in West Virginia are standing by to assist you, whether you need help ordering an alcohol test, you want to test employees for marijuana use, or you're a company wanting to stay compliant with the West Virginia legislature.

Order a Drug Test West Virginia Today!

Are you a parent who's concerned that your child is using marijuana or alcohol? Are you an employer who's experienced workplace theft, and you suspect it's because of drug abuse? Are you a DOT business in West Virginia unsure of how drug and alcohol testing work for your company?

US Drug Test Centers is here to help you!

If you're ready to take the next step, order a drug or alcohol test with our online form, find a location near you, or contact us with any questions. Our specialists are standing by to assist you.

Together, we can keep drug abuse out of West Virginia.


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 West Virginia here.

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