Drug Testing Corpus Christi, Texas
Smart Drug Testing locations in Corpus Christi, Texas provide drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing at over 25 drug testing locations in Corpus Christi, Texas and the surrounding area. Drug and alcohol testing services are provided for employers and individuals needing a test. Same day service is available and most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office. Our drug testing Corpus Christi, Texas services are provided in a friendly, convenient and confidential manner. Call us today or schedule online!
How to schedule a drug or alcohol test in Corpus Christi, Texas
To schedule any type of drug test at our Corpus Christi, Texas locations, call our scheduling department at (800) 977-8664. You can also schedule your drug test online utilizing our express scheduling registration by selecting your test and completing the Donor Information/Registration Section. You must register for the test prior to proceeding to the testing center.
The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest alcohol drug and alcohol testing center which performs the type of test you have selected. A donor pass/registration form with the local testing center address, hours of operation and instructions will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take this form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment is necessary in most cases. However, you must complete the donor information section and pay for the test at the time of registration.
Facts about Corpus Christi, Texas
Corpus Christi, county seat of Nueces County, is a city located on the southern coast of Texas. One of the largest cities in the state, Corpus Christi is a significant port city whose port is one of the nation’s largest and is also the deepest inshore on the Gulf of Mexico. Situated about 140 miles southeast of San Antonio, the city is serviced by U.S. Route 77 and 181; and Texas State Highways 35, 44, and 358. The city is home to the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and to several institutions of higher learning, including Del Mar College.
The origin of Corpus Christi traces back to 1519, when Spanish explorer Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda discovered a semi-tropical bay on the Texas coast on the Roman Catholic Feast Day of Corpus Christi (celebrating the “Body of Christ”). In 1838 a frontier trading post was founded by Colonel Henry Lawrence Kinney in the same area and the settlement eventually took the name Corpus Christi. In 1852 Corpus Christi became incorporated as a city. Since that time, Corpus Christi has grown into a regional center for marketing and distribution of agricultural commodities and boasts a local economy largely driven by tourism and the oil and petrochemical industries.
Corpus Christi is located right along the coast. The part of Corpus Christi that is in the water is almost two times the size of the area that is on dry land. There is still a house in Corpus Christi that was once a confederate hospital. Most people who live in the area that are not working in the agriculture industry are working in the tourist industry. Also, The King Ranch is the oldest working horse and cattle ranch in the US. With a population of 285,507, Corpus Christi ranks as the eighth-largest city in Texas and Corpus Christi covers 460.2 square miles, of which 154.6 are land and 305.6 are water. If you like water, The Corpus Christi area has more than 120 miles of Gulf Coast beaches; visitors to Corpus Christi have access to nearly 70 miles of beachfront on Padre and Mustang islands.
Drug Testing Corpus Christi, Texas Urine or hair testing methods – you choose!
Smart Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customers needs. With a 1 to 5 day detection period urine testing is the most common method used by employers, courts and schools. However, hair drug and alcohol testing is becoming a frequently used testing method due to a detection period of up to 90 days and even longer in certain cases.
DOT Drug Testing
DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Corpus Christi, Texas (DOT 49 CFR, Part 40 Requirements)
Smart Drug Testing provides DOT drug testing and DOT breath alcohol testing at our locations in Corpus Christi, Texas which complies with all requirements of DOT 49 CFR Part 40.Most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office and the process to schedule a DOT drug test or DOT breath alcohol test is FAST AND EASY. Our staff is trained and certified in DOT drug testing procedures and chain of custody requirements. All DOT drug tests are analyzed by a SAMSHA certified laboratory and reviewed by our Medical Review Officer on staff.
Additional DOT Services:
- Consortium Enrollment
- Supervisor Training
- Employer Drug Policy Development
- MVR Reports
- Employee Training
- Background Checks
We also provide drug-free workplace programs to DOT regulated industries such as:
Court Ordered Drug Testing Corpus Christi, Texas (Probation/Child Custody)
Our local Corpus Christi, Texas drug testing locations provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.
Court ordered drug tests should contain detailed instructions specifying the type of test to be administered and the drugs that should be screened for. If sample collection needs to be witnessed in order to prevent potential tampering or substitution, those specifications will be stated in the court order.
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Smart Drug Testing has over 20,000 drug and alcohol testing locations nationwide, call us today to schedule a test in any state or city.
Child/Family/Personal Drug Testing Corpus Christi, Texas
Smart Drug Testing offers convenient, cost effective and confidential options for parents, family members or anyone needing to take a drug or alcohol test for personal reasons. The process is simple, call us at (800) 977-8664 and speak with one of our customer service specialists to determine which testing option may be best for you. Or you may also register online to purchase your test.
Employer/Drug Free Workplace Testing Corpus Christi, Texas
Smart Drug Testing specializes in providing cost effective and comprehensive Drug Free Workplace Programs which include: pre-employment, random, post accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. As well as drug policy development, employee training and awareness signage and on-going consultation to ensure that a company is a drug free workplace. Many states offer discounts on workers compensation insurance premiums when a business is qualified as a drug free workplace.
When you arrive at our Corpus Christi, Texas Drug Testing Locations- Be Prepared
When you walk into a collection facility also known as a collection site, our trained and certified collectors follow strict protocol procedures to ensure that donors receive a consistent, high-quality experience. Collectors are trained to follow a standardized process at every location to help control the integrity of the specimens and the drug test results and often these rigorous protocols can sometimes take donors by surprise. Here are some tips to ensure a smooth drug testing experience.
- Bring a valid Government issued photo ID
- Be prepared to remove all outer garments (e.g coveralls, jackets, sweaters, coats and hats)
- Leave briefcases, purses and bags behind
- Empty your pockets when instructed by the collector
- Cooperate with all collector instructions throughout the entire collection process.
What is a Drug Test?
A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva-to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers prohibited by law (such as cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin) and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist.
A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use. pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.
Drug test screening groups commonly used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug test, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screening can be analyzed for drugs such as opiates, bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids and a wide range of prescription drugs.
Smart Drug Testing also provides customized drug testing for synthetic marijuana, Ketamine, spice, kratom, bath salts and various opioids including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Vicodin, Percocet, and others. Prescription drugs can be screened including Adderall, Ritalin, and Suboxone with levels reflecting usage.
Providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in Corpus Christi, Texas is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of our clients.
Drug Testing Locations in Corpus Christi, Texas
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