Employee Drug Testing in Hamden, CT

In order to keep the well-being of employees, co-workers and the general public safe, it is important for the staff at DOCS Urgent Care to complete a drug and alcohol screening. In any type of work environment, this type of testing is frequently required. 

For the staff at our Hamden location, we supply private drug testing. Feel free to schedule an appointment with us today or have one of your employees come for a walk-in appointment. At our Hamden location, we also offer pre-employment physical examinations.



1700 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06514

(475) 238-7972

(475) 238-8609


Who Requires a Drug Screening?

Some specific industries that require drug screenings are manufacturing, shipping, transportation and construction. These industries need to be sure that their employees are able to complete their jobs without an injury or being under the influence. That being said, there are many other industries that are able to require drug testing for their employees.

When Does Drug Testing Usually Take Place?

Both the regulations within the state of Connecticut, as well as the employer determined the timing of a drug screening. 

These situations include:

  • Pre-employment 
  • After a workers’ compensation claim
  • After an accident
  • Reasonable suspicion 

What Do I Need to Bring to a Drug Test?

Once asked by an employer to have a drug test, you may be required to bring the following items with you:
  • A valid picture ID: passport, driver’s license or military ID 
  • Any authorization forms or paperwork from employer

What Happens During a Drug Test?

The drug screening procedure includes blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs. We also provide different types of testing depending on the amount of time you have as well as the effectiveness you look for in the testing.

The results of your test will be sent directly to your employer and your employer will then relay the results of the testing back to you.

Confidential Drug Testing in Hamden

DOCS Urgent Care is located in Fairfield, New Haven, and Harford counties. We provide our services 365 days a year and can extend our hours to fulfill your company’s needs. Our priority is to keep you and your employees safe and healthy.


During this surge in COVID-19 cases, our primary focus is meeting the high demand for tests, and we are seeing higher than usual wait times. This means we are unable to answer most phone calls. Please know that our teams are working very hard during this time to care for as many patients as safely as possible. Please click the button below for answers to common questions. We appreciate your understanding.