When you applied for a job in Chattanooga, did you have to go through a drug screening? There’s a huge chance you did, as most companies today require that all employees go through new hire and even annual drug screens.

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga wants to make sure you know all that is involved in a drug screening so that you can be better prepared when you come by our urgent care center.

What Is a Drug Screen?

Drug screenings, or a drug screen, are part of the application process when a person applies for a job. Depending on a company’s policy, the screening might test for both drug and alcohol use.

What Drug Screens Test For

  • Amphetamines
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Ectasy
  • Marijuana
  • Methadone
  • Opiates
  • Oxycodone
  • PCP
  • Percocet
  • Propoxyphene
  • Quaaludes

How Long Does a Drug Screening Take?

Thanks to the state-of-the-art lab available right here at our urgent care center, blood tests and urine tests can both be conducted easily. In most cases, results can be received within 24 to 48 hours.

How to Prepare for a Drug Test

  • Bring your identification card.
  • Bring any paperwork your company might have provided.
  • Plan to empty all pockets before testing.
  • Provide your medical history.

Do you need an employee drug screen? Have your new hire or employee stop by AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga today for a drug screen and get the results back promptly.