Pearisburg, VA Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (male): 1,247

Population (female): 1,414

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Pearisburg: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%

Ancestries: Ancestries: American (43.0%), English (9.8%), German (6.1%), Irish (5.7%), Greek (3.5%), French (1.3%).

Land Area: 3.06 square miles.

Population Density:

Zip Codes: 24134

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,678 (it was $33,720 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,192 (it was $17,412 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,911 (it was $74,700 in 2000) Pearisburg:$171,911VA:$273,400

Races:
      White alone - 2,664 - 95.6%
      Black alone - 64 - 2.3%
      Hispanic - 28 - 1.0%
      Two or more races - 15 - 0.5%
      Asian alone - 11 - 0.4%
      American Indian alone - 4 - 0.1%

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)

5 Panel Drug Test, Pearisburg, VA

If you need a 5 panel drug test in Pearisburg, VA, Accredited Drug Testing Inc has multiple drug testing centers located in Pearisburg, VA and throughout the local area. Same day service is available and most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office.

In addition, to our 5 panel drug test, our Pearisburg, VA drug testing centers also provide 10 panel, 12 panel, 14 panel and 17 panel drug screenings utilizing urine, hair and oral saliva as testing methods. Alcohol testing including ETG and breath alcohol testing is also available.

(800) 221-4291

Schedule Your Test

The 5 panel drug test is the test which is used by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for all modes and it is the most common drug test used by employers who have a Drug Free Workplace Program.

What is the New DOT 5 panel Drug Test?

On January 1, 2018 the Department of Transportation updated its 5-panel drug test. Employers and safety sensitive individuals should also be aware that DOT Drug Testing at HHS-certified laboratories is a 5-panel drug test procedure. As of January 1, 2018, the ‘Opiates’ category was renamed ‘Opioids’:

  • Marijuana (THC)
  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamines
  • Opioids
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)

Under ‘Opioids’, previously ‘Opiates’, DOT testing will continue to include confirmatory testing, when appropriate, for Codeine, Morphine, and 6-AM (heroin).

We added initial and confirmatory testing for the semi-synthetic opioids Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone, and Oxymorphone to this Opioids group. Some brand names for the semi-synthetic opioids include OxyContin®, Percodan®, Percocet®, Vicodin®, Lortab®, Norco®, Dilaudid®, Exalgo®.

Under Amphetamines, DOT testing includes confirmatory testing, when appropriate, for Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, MDMA, and MDA. To this Amphetamines group, we added initial testing for MDA and removed testing for MDEA.

Since January 1st, we have required confirmation testing for 14 drugs under a 5-panel test. Broken out, here is what DOT drug testing looks like:

  • Marijuana (THC)
  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamines
    1. Amphetamine
    2. Methamphetamine
    3. MDMA
    4. MDA
  • Opioids
    1. Codeine
    2. Morphine
    3. 6-AM (heroin)
    4. Hydrocodone
    5. Hydromorphone
    6. Oxycodone
    7. Oxymorphone
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)

Both a standard 5 panel drug test or a 5 panel + Expanded Opiates drug test is available when scheduling. A 5 panel drug test can be conducted utilizing urine or hair follicles.

The 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service is commonly used for court, school programs, internships, employment or by employers who utilize a 5 panel drug test as part of a drug free workplace. The 5 panel drug test is becoming a more common drug test for individuals and employers wishing to screen for prescription drugs in addition to common street drugs.

The 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service can also have additional screens added including expanded opiates, which will cover 7 additional opiate drug classifications.

A standard 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service screens for the following drugs

  • Amphetamines
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)
  • A 5-panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service with expanded opiates screens for these additional drugs,

    • Hydromorphone
    • Hydrocodone
    • Oxycodone
    • Oxymorphone
    • Vicodin
    • Loratab
    • Lorcet
    • Dilaudid

    Accredited Drug Testing Inc offers a 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service and 5 panel + expanded opiates drug test which is analyzed by a SAMHSA Certified Laboratory and reviewed by a Medical Review Officer (MRO). Negative results are typically available within 24-48hrs.

    Accredited Drug Testing Inc also offers a 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service with rapid results which provide negative results the same day. Non-negative results will be sent to the laboratory for confirmation testing.

    What is an instant drug test?

    An instant drug test is a test administered at a drug testing facility in which the specimen is tested by the technician using a dipstick or other type of immediate analysis process. Instant tests are very sensitive and should not be used for court ordered or any disciplinary action against an employee. The results of an instant test in which the test is non-negative should always be sent to a SAMHSA certified laboratory for confirmation testing. An example of the sensitivity of an instant test would be a person taking a completely legal diet pill as part of a weight loss program, but the instant test reports a positive result for amphetamines when a laboratory analysis may not do so. Any time an instant test has a positive result for any drug screened in the specimen should be sent to a certified laboratory for confirmation testing and verification by a Medical Review Officer.

    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)

    Accredited Drug Testing Inc is pleased to provide a 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA service. To schedule a 5 panel drug test Pearisburg, VA, Call (800)221-4291 or online.

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    Local Area Info: Pearisburg, Virginia

    Pearisburg is a town in Giles County, Virginia, United States. The population was 2,786 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Giles County. Pearisburg is part of the BlacksburgChristiansburgRadford Metropolitan Statistical Area.

    Pearisburg was founded in 1808 when Giles County was established. It was named after George Pearis, a local landowner who donated a 50-acre (20ha) tract to be used for a town that would grow up around the county court house. Pearis had operated a ferry on the New River at a settlement called "Bluff City", which is incorporated into the present boundaries of the town of Pearisburg.

    Pearisburg is located slightly west of the center of Giles County at 3719?45?N 8043?57?W? / ?37.32917N 80.73250W? / 37.32917; -80.73250 (37.329184, ?80.732490). It is south of the New River at the foot of Pearis Mountain, which rises to 3,700 feet (1,100m) to the southwest of town. The Appalachian Trail descends Pearis Mountain and passes through the western limit of the town before crossing the New River.

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Population (male): 1,247

Population (female): 1,414

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Pearisburg: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%

Ancestries: Ancestries: American (43.0%), English (9.8%), German (6.1%), Irish (5.7%), Greek (3.5%), French (1.3%).

Land Area: 3.06 square miles.

Population Density:

Zip Codes: 24134

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,678 (it was $33,720 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,192 (it was $17,412 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,911 (it was $74,700 in 2000) Pearisburg:$171,911VA:$273,400

Races:
      White alone - 2,664 - 95.6%
      Black alone - 64 - 2.3%
      Hispanic - 28 - 1.0%
      Two or more races - 15 - 0.5%
      Asian alone - 11 - 0.4%
      American Indian alone - 4 - 0.1%