Aaronsburg, PA Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (total): Population in 2010: 613.

Population (male): 327

Population (female): 286

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%

Sex Offenders: According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania as of January 15, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aaronsburg is 290 to 1.>

Land Area: 0.52 square miles.

Population Density:

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,110 (it was $40,833 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,318 (it was $21,011 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,674 (it was $86,500 in 2000) Aaronsburg:$183,674PA:$181,200

Races:
      White alone - 606 - 98.9%
      Hispanic - 3 - 0.5%
      Two or more races - 2 - 0.3%
      Black alone - 1 - 0.2%
      Native Hawaiian and Other
>Pacific Islander alone - 1 - 0.2%

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Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

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Drug Testing Aaronsburg, PA

Accredited Drug Testing provides multiple testing services at our drug testing Aaronsburg, locations and the surrounding areas.We offer same day drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing. Drug and alcohol testing services are provided for employers in need of a pre-employment, random and post-accident test, as well as individuals needing a drug or alcohol test for court ordered, probation or family purposes. Same day service is available and most drug testing Aaronsburg, testing centers are within minutes of your home or office. Tests are administered utilizing urine, oral/ saliva, hair follicle, blood, ETG and breath alcohol. Negative test results are generally available as fast as 24-48 hours. "When You Need A Test, Choose The Best"

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How to schedule a drug test in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

To schedule any type of drug test at our Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania locations, call our scheduling department at (800) 221-4291. 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 drug or alcohol 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.

Our laboratories are SAMHSA certified and all test results are verified by our in house licensed physicians who serve as Medical Review Officers (MRO).

Urine or hair drug testing methods in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania - You choose!

Accredited Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customer's 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 approximately 90 days.

Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody)

Our local drug testing Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania 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.

DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

We also specialize in providing testing services for all DOT Modes including Trucking Industry (FMCSA), Maritime Industry (USCG), Aviation Industry (FAA), Public Transportation (FTA), Railroad Industry (FRA) and Pipeline Industry (PHMSA) in accordance with Part 40 of the US Department of Transportation Compliance Regulations. Additional DOT Services include consortium enrollment, MVR reports, Supervisor Training and policy manual development. In addition, we offer a complete DOT Compliance Program for single operators and small trucking companies.

Additional DOT Services:

  • Consortium Enrollment
  • DOT Physicals
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employer Drug Policy Development
  • MVR Reports
  • Employee Training
  • Background Checks
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse Verification/Search

The Opioid Overdose Crisis

Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total "economic burden" of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement.

  • Roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them.
  • Between 8 and 12 percent develop an opioid use disorder.
  • An estimated 4 to 6 percent who misuse prescription opioids transition to heroin.
  • About 80 percent of people who use heroin first misused prescription opioids.
  • Opioid overdoses increased 30 percent from July 2016 through September 2017 in 52 areas in 45 states.
  • The Midwestern region saw opioid overdoses increase 70 percent from July 2016 through September 2017.
  • Opioid overdoses in large cities increase by 54 percent in 16 states.

In the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers, and healthcare providers began to prescribe them at greater rates. This subsequently led to widespread diversion and misuse of these medications before it became clear that these medications could indeed be highly addictive.3,4 Opioid overdose rates began to increase. In 2017, more than 47,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.1That same year, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States suffered from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers, and 652,000 suffered from a heroin use disorder (not mutually exclusive)

Employer/Drug Free Workplace Testing in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

Are you an employer and want to become a drug free workplace? Accredited Drug Testing specializes in providing comprehensive and cost-effective drug free workplace programs for small, medium and large companies. Businesses that utilize an employee drug testing program are commonly referred to as a Drug Free Workplace. However, many times companies do not fully qualify as a Drug Free Workplace because the drug testing program which they use does not have all of the components which make up a true Drug Free Workplace under their State specific law. Our Drug Testing Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania locations are ready to serve your needs. Want to open a free employer account? Click Here to open your employer drug testing account today and save money!

What Are the Benefits of Being a Drug Free Workplace?

  • Enhanced Employee Performance
  • Reduced Job-Related Accidents
  • Reduced Employee Absenteeism
  • Lower Workers Compensation Rates
  • Improved Employee Moral
  • Customer Satisfaction

On-site/Mobile Drug Testing in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

Do you have at least 10 employees needing a drug or alcohol test? If so, Accredited Drug Testing can provide on-site drug testing at your place of business. On-site drug testing services is frequently used by construction sites, manufacturing facilities, job fairs. On-site drug testing is available for pre employment and random testing. Call us today at (800)221-4291 and speak to our on-site coordinator to schedule your drug testing event in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania.

Drug Testing Locations in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

Accredited Drug Testing has drug testing locations in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas. Many of our drug testing centers open early and have evening hours to accommodate a person's work schedule. Our drug testing locations in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania have certified and trained drug testing specialists ready to serve your testing needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and confidential manner.

Drug testing purposes for employers include 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.

Accredited Drug Testing is a nationwide drug testing company with testing centers in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing. DOT Physicals and Background Checks.

On the road or vacation? No worries! We can schedule your test, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

With over 20,000 testing centers throughout the United States, Accredited Drug Testing has testing centers in all States and in most cities and towns.

Which drug testing panel is right for you?

Drug test screening groups are commonly referred to as a drug testing panel. The most common panels used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug tests, (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.

Customized Drug Testing Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

Accredited Drug Testing in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania 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.

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 screening for drugs 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.

Why choose Accredited Drug Testing in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania?

Our staff is prepared to assist you with any questions you may have in a friendly and confidential manner and providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of employers and individuals who need any type of test.

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Handy Resources

Comprehensive Online Resources for Drug Testing

  1. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

    Provides comprehensive information on drug testing and its role in substance use disorder treatment.

  2. FDA: Drug Testing

    Explains the FDA's role and regulations concerning drug testing for consumers.

  3. PDR.net

    Provides detailed drug information and safety updates through a mobile-friendly platform.

  4. BeSafeRx - FDA

    Resource by the FDA to help consumers identify and choose safe online pharmacies.

  5. SAMHSA: Drug Testing Resources for the Workplace

    Resources and guidelines for drug testing in the workplace.

  6. Drugs.com

    Provides drug information, side effects, and interactions for consumers and professionals.

  7. Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST)

    Online version of the DAST to help individuals assess whether they have a drug problem.

  8. Merck Manuals

    Consumer-friendly medical resource providing comprehensive information on a wide array of health topics, including drug testing.

  9. SAMHSA Store

    Provides access to resources and publications on substance use prevention and treatment.

  10. National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)

    Information on state boards of pharmacy and regulations, including those related to drug testing.

  11. CDC: Workplace Health Promotion

    CDC's resources on substance use and drug testing in the workplace.

  12. Mayo Clinic: Drug Testing

    General information about the procedures and types of drug tests.

  13. MedlinePlus: Drug Testing

    Offers information about various drug tests and their uses in medical diagnosis and treatment.

  14. University of Rochester Medical Center Health Encyclopedia

    Provides a detailed entry on drug testing, including how tests are conducted and what they detect.

  15. World Health Organization (WHO)

    International guidelines and information on public health, including substance abuse and drug testing.

  16. Healthline: Drug Testing

    Consumer health site offering information on how drug tests work and what they look for.

  17. WebMD: Drug Testing

    Provides a patient-oriented overview of drug testing and its purposes.

  18. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

    Provides a vast database of scientific studies, including research on drug testing and its effectiveness.

AI Overview

Overview of Drug Testing

Drug testing is a tool used to detect the presence of illegal or prescription drugs in an individual's system. It is commonly applied in various contexts such as employment screening, medical testing, sports compliance, and law enforcement. Understanding the types, methods, and implications of drug testing is essential for consumers who may undergo or utilize these tests.

Types of Drug Tests

  • Pre-Employment Screening: Employers often require job applicants to be tested as part of the pre-employment process to ensure a drug-free workplace.
  • Random Testing: Employees may be randomly tested, without prior notice, to deter drug use within the workforce.
  • Reasonable Suspicion: Conducted when there are grounds to believe an employee is using drugs, based on observable behaviors and evidence.
  • Post-Accident: Administered after workplace accidents to determine if drugs were a contributing factor.
  • Follow-Up Testing: Used to monitor individuals who have previously tested positive or undergone treatment for substance abuse.

Common Drug Testing Methods

  1. Urine Testing: The most widely used method due to its cost-effectiveness and ability to detect recent drug use.
  2. Hair Testing: Offers a longer detection window, revealing drug use up to 90 days prior to the test.
  3. Saliva Testing: Provides a quick and less invasive way to test for drugs shortly after use.
  4. Blood Testing: Though invasive, provides the most accurate determination of active substances in the body at the time of testing.

Implications and Legal Considerations

Drug testing raises important ethical and legal considerations. Ensuring confidentiality and respecting privacy are paramount, as well as complying with legal frameworks such as those outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or local employment laws. Positive test results can lead to job termination, legal consequences, or the requirement for rehabilitation through substance abuse programs.

In summary, drug testing serves as a critical resource for maintaining safety standards and regulatory compliance in various environments. Whether implemented for workplace safety, legal compliance, or medical reasons, understanding the methodologies and implications of drug testing is crucial for both organizations and individuals.

Local Area Info: Aaronsburg

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Population (total): Population in 2010: 613.

Population (male): 327

Population (female): 286

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%

Sex Offenders: According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania as of January 15, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aaronsburg is 290 to 1.>

Land Area: 0.52 square miles.

Population Density:

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,110 (it was $40,833 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,318 (it was $21,011 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,674 (it was $86,500 in 2000) Aaronsburg:$183,674PA:$181,200

Races:
      White alone - 606 - 98.9%
      Hispanic - 3 - 0.5%
      Two or more races - 2 - 0.3%
      Black alone - 1 - 0.2%
      Native Hawaiian and Other
>Pacific Islander alone - 1 - 0.2%

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