Southington, CT Employee Drug Testing

It is quite common for employers to require newly hired staff to complete a drug and alcohol screening. These screenings are designed for the well-being of other employees and co-workers. In some industries these screenings can also ensure the well-being of the general public.


Employers can expect quick and discreet drug testing at our Southington location. Our Urgent Care Center accepts appointments and walk-ins. DOCS can also provide employers with pre-employment physical examinations



832 Queen St, Southington, CT 06489

(203) 874-3682

(203) 874-3682


Who Requires a Drug Screening?

Drug screenings are a common practice from many different industries. More so for safety-sensitive industries, such as transportation, manufacturing, shipping, and construction. It is imperative for these industries to make sure that their employees are not under the influence and can complete job tasks without endangering themselves or others.

When Does Drug Testing Usually Take Place?

The duration of a drug screening will depend on the regulations put forth by the state of Connecticut and also on the discretion of the employer. Some typical situations can include:
  • Pre-employment 
  • After a workers’ compensation claim
  • After an accident
  • Reasonable suspicion 

What Do I Need to Bring to a Drug Test?

When participating in a drug quest requested by an employer, you may need to bring the following items:
  • A valid ID picture which can include a passport, driver’s license or military ID 
  • Any authorization forms or paperwork from your employer

What Happens During a Drug Test?

DOCS Urgent Care of Southington offers several different screening methods, such as blood testing, mouth swabs, urinalysis, and hair testing. We can provide employers with various tests depending on the effectiveness and time frame they request.

An employer will receive the results after they have been completed and processed. Once your employer receives this information they will then notify you on the results of the test.

Confidential Drug Testing in Southington

DOCS Urgent Care’s top priority is keeping people safe and healthy, and this extends to your employee workplace. We have urgent care offices located within Fairfield, Hartford, and New Haven counties. Our offices are open 365 days a year with extended weekday/weekend hours that can fit your company’s needs.

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