Drug Testing in Charleston, West Virginia

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

10 Testing locations in Charleston, West Virginia

4812 Maccorkle Ave Sw

Charleston West Virginia 25309

Phone: 866-566-0261

1416 Maccorkle Ave Sw

Charleston West Virginia 25303

Phone: 866-566-0261

1097 Fledderjohn Rd

Charleston West Virginia 25314

Phone: 866-566-0261

331 Laidley St.

Charleston West Virginia 25301

Phone: 866-566-0261

5430 MACCORKLE AVE SE

CHARLESTON West Virginia 25304

Phone: 866-566-0261

 

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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 Jun 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 - Charleston, West Virginia

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics from Charleston, West Virginia

Last Updated: February 6, 2024

  • 72 patients are in the hospital in West Virginia for drug or alcohol abuse treatment and rehabilitation.
  • 25% of people in West Virginia that binge drink about 5.1 times per month.
  • In West Virginia, excessive alcohol drinking has been attributed to approximately 1,037 deaths each year.
  • In West Virginia in 2010, taxpayers who binge drank spent $1.335 billion towards liquor sales.
  • 33.30% of opioid deaths in West Virginia were reported to have had an opioid prescription.

Opioid Abuse in West Virginia

Every year in West Virginia, opioid overdoses claim the lives of 702 individuals. Around 69.30% of physicians prescribe opioids to their patients. Frequently, the use of opioids escalates to heroin, which is commonly injected. Notably, 20,600 instances of hepatitis C are linked to the use of drugs through intravenous methods.

The Presence and Costs of Rehab Clinics

In West Virginia, rehabilitation centers are actively working against opioid abuse and other drug addictions. The state boasts 129 operational rehabilitation clinics, assisting 10,109 people annually. The total expenditure by the U.S. public on outpatient rehab services amounts to 0.7% or $16.17 million, while the expense for those in inpatient rehab reaches an astounding $57,881.

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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