Drug and Alcohol Testing Palacios TX

Drug and Alcohol Testing Palacios TX

Coastal Drug Testing in Palacios TX provides drug and alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing at our drug testing locations in Palacios TX 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.

To schedule any type of drug or alcohol test at our Palacios locations, call our scheduling department at (800) 828-7086. 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 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.

Urine or hair testing methods – you choose!

Coastal 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 and Alcohol Testing

(DOT 49 CFR, Part 40 Requirements)

Coastal Drug Testing provides DOT drug testing and DOT breath alcohol testing at our locations in Palacios TX 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
  •  Supervisor Training
  •  Employee Training
  •  Background Checks

We also provide drug-free workplace programs to DOT regulated industries such as:

  •  Trucking Industry (FMCSA)
  •   Aviation Industry (FAA)
  •  Railroad Industry (FRA)
  •  Public Transportation (FTA)
  •  Pipeline Industry (PHMSA)
  •  Maritime Industry (USCG)
  •  Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody)

Our local Palacios TX drug testing centers 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.

On the Road or on Vacation? No Problem!

Coastal 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

Coastal 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 800-828-7086 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

Coastal 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.

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.

Coastal 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 Palacios TX, is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of our clients.

Drug and Alcohol Testing Locations in Palacios TX

3731 STATE HIGHWAY 35 S 18.4 miles

3731 STATE HIGHWAY 35 S
Port Lavaca,
TX
77979

Categories: Port Lavaca TX

709C STATE HIGHWAY 35 S 18.5 miles

709C STATE HIGHWAY 35 S
PORT LAVACA,
TX
77979

Categories: PORT LAVACA TX

302 N VIRGINIA ST 23.9 miles

302 N VIRGINIA ST
PORT LAVACA,
TX
77979

Categories: PORT LAVACA TX

131 N VIRGINIA ST STE B 23.9 miles

131 N VIRGINIA ST STE B
PORT LAVACA,
TX
77979

Categories: PORT LAVACA TX

815 N VIRGINIA ST 24.0 miles

815 N VIRGINIA ST
PORT LAVACA,
TX
77979

Categories: PORT LAVACA TX

1200 N VIRGINIA ST 24.0 miles

1200 N VIRGINIA ST
PORT LAVACA,
TX
77979

Categories: PORT LAVACA TX

104 7TH ST 24.2 miles

104 7TH ST
BAY CITY,
TX
77414

Categories: BAY CITY TX

2113 AVENUE G STE A 24.8 miles

2113 AVENUE G STE A
BAY CITY,
TX
77414

Categories: BAY CITY TX

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Local Area Info: Palacios, Texas

Popular local legend states that the area was named Tres Palacios (“Three Palaces”) several centuries ago by shipwrecked Spanish sailors who claimed they saw a vision of three palaces on the bay. Historians believe it was more likely named for José Félix Trespalacios, an early Mexican governor of Texas. The town was originally called Trespalacios, but shortened its name due to a nearby post office already using the longer version.[4]

The native inhabitants of the region were the Karankawa people, whose initial contact with Europeans came in the 16th century when Spanish expeditions first traversed their territory. In 1685, the area was explored by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, the leader of an ill-fated French settlement attempt whose flagship La Belle was wrecked in the bay the following year.[5] In the 1820s, English-speaking settlers arrived and came into frequent conflict with the Karankawa, who were eventually driven out of the area.[6]

The future site of Palacios was ranch land until 1901, when it was put up for sale by the estate of the former owner, Abel “Shanghai” Pierce. The land was purchased by a development company, surveyed into lots, and with the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad and the establishment of the Texas Baptist Encampment, it rapidly grew into a seaside resort town. It was first settled as a community in 1903.[7] City government was established in 1909, and by 1915, Palacios was home to more than 100 businesses, with a post office, library, weekly newspaper, numerous hotels, and churches, as well as a large entertainment pavilion built on a pier in the bay.[8]