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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is a DOT drug test?

A DOT drug test is a drug test that is regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). It is required for safety-sensitive employees in certain industries, including transportation and aviation, to ensure that they are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol while on the job.

Vitality Urgent Care in Arlington Heights offers same day DOT and Non DOT drug tests.

Who needs a DOT drug test?

Employees who operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), such as trucks and buses, are required to undergo DOT drug testing. This includes both CDL (commercial driver’s license) and non-CDL drivers, as well as other safety-sensitive employees such as pilots and railroad workers.

What drugs are tested for in a DOT drug test?

DOT drug testing screens for the following five classes of drugs: marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, and phencyclidine (PCP). Alcohol testing may also be required in certain situations.

How soon can I get my DOT drug test results?

DOT drug test results typically take 24-48 hours to process. Once the results are available, they will be sent to the designated employer representative (DER) and/or medical review officer (MRO) for review and determination of next steps.

Can I get a DOT drug test at Vitality Urgent Care?

Yes, Vitality Urgent Care offers DOT drug testing services for employees in compliance with DOT regulations. Our clinic is staffed by trained and experienced medical professionals who can provide efficient and accurate drug testing services.

How much does a DOT drug test cost?

The cost of a DOT drug test may vary depending on the specific requirements and services needed. Typical price $55.

Please contact Vitality Urgent Care for pricing information and to schedule an appointment

What do I need to bring for my DOT drug test?

You will need to bring a valid government-issued photo ID and any necessary paperwork provided by your employer or DER. It is also recommended that you bring a list of any prescription medications you are taking.