Category Archives: Hair Follicle Drug Test

Drug Testing with About My Health

Q: A potential employer has informed me that I must submit to a drug test before being hired. I’ve never taken a drug test and I would like to know more about what I can expect. Thank you. Name Withheld Kansas City, Kansas A: The drug screening process is extremely simple in most cases. More […]

Is a Hair Follicle Test the Best Choice?

Q: I am an employer of five construction workers. We are a small business, but I feel like I need to test my workers for drugs. I have heard that a hair follicle test is the best choice. Is this true and, if so, why? Name Withheld San Diego, CA A: Depending on your exact […]

Our Hair Follicle Drug Test Procedure

Q: I was just told that my employer is requesting a hair follicle drug test. I’ve never had one of these before, please tell me what to expect. Name Withheld Atlanta, GA A: Hair follicle testing is just an alternative to urine drug testing. It can offer an extended window of detection in comparison to […]

Tell Me More about a Pre-Employment Drug Test

Q: My business is booming, and I need to hire more employees. I have decided to implement a pre-employment drug test to make sure I hire only the best workers. What types of drug tests do you offer and which is the best choice for hiring employees? R. Tyler Stillwater, OK A: Congratulations on the […]

My Son’s First Pre-Employment Drug Test

Q: My son applied for his first job and he was hired. However, he has to submit to a pre-employment drug test first. I’ve never had to take a drug test for a job before – I work for myself as a contractor. Please tell us what we can expect from this testing. S. Gillihar […]

Urine Drug Tests and Hair Follicle Drug Tests

Q: My insurance company has advised me to have my employees screened for drugs. They said that it will help lower my insurance rates and I can always use the money saved. I am thinking about using your company for the testing. Please tell me more about the types of drug testing you offer. W. […]

Can You Help Me with Drug Testing My Employees?

Q: I run a small construction company and I have been thinking about having my three employees submit to drug testing. Can About My Health help me get my employees tested? G. Franklin Stillwater, OK A: About My Health can absolutely help you have your employees screened for drugs. Having your employees screened for drugs […]

All About Hair Follicle Drug Tests

Q: I was just informed that my employer is going to start using hair follicle drug tests. Please tell me more about this. Am I going to have a huge, bald spot after one of these tests? Is it going to be painful? How accurate are the results? I’ve never taken drugs, but I’m worried […]

What to Know about a Hair Follicle Test

Q: My husband just came home from work and told me that he has to take a hair follicle test tomorrow. Neither of us are familiar with these tests. What can you tell us about these tests, as far as the collection procedure, and when will the results be ready? R. Miller Tallahassee, FL A: […]

What is the Difference Between a Urine and a Hair Follicle Drug Test?

Q: I was just informed that my employer is going to require a hair follicle drug test. I’ve been drug tested before, but never with a hair follicle test. What is the difference between this test and traditional urine testing? B. Gilley Little Rock, AR A: A hair follicle drug test provides a larger window […]