Drug Test - Palm Desert, CA

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In Palm Desert, California, Health Street provides drug testing for employers and individuals at 3 professional drug testing locations. You can register for drug tests quickly and easily on our website. Testing options include a wide range of drug panels. Our options include Department of Transportation (DOT) drug tests, non-DOT urine drug tests, breath alcohol tests, EtG alcohol tests, and hair drug testing. Once you pick your test, simply choose the best clinic location that meets your needs, and register online.

Whether you need drug and alcohol testing for your employees, yourself, or a family member, you can rest assured that Health Street testing services in Palm Desert, California provides accurate results. We'll send a barcode authorization by text and email, along with a map to the clinic address. Drug testing centers are clean, comfortable and operated by experienced professionals. Test results are fast, reviewed by our Medical Review Officer (an MRO), and reported safely and securely online. You can also call (760) 279-8253 with any questions about our drug tests.

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You made things very easy and the results were back very quickly. I will definitely continue to use your services. It would be nice if you would open on the weekends.
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Drug Testing in Palm Desert, California

Palm Desert CA Drug Testing Locations

Types of Drug Testing in Palm Desert, California

Health Street offers drug testing services such as: 5 panel drug test up to 22 panels, Department of Transportation DOT drug test, rapid results or laboratory testing, with or without alcohol EtG test included, the option to exclude THC, and more. Get these tests done at Palm Desert drug testing locations.

Our selection of chain of custody urine drug testing services and drug screenings allow you to test for nearly any drug consumed in the recent past. They are recommended for employee drug testing or court orders. The number of panels in a panel drug test refers to classes of drugs (i.e., marijuana, cocaine, etc.).

5 Panel - $75

The 5 Panel Drug Test test is the traditional, basic urine drug test for street drugs, including:

Marijuana (THC, cannabinoids, weed)
Amphetamines (Adderall, Ritalin, methamphetamines)
Basic Opiates (heroin, morphine, codeine)
Phencyclidine (PCP – angel dust)

9 Panel - $85

The 9 Panel Drug Test is urine testing that includes all of the above plus the following prescription drugs:

Benzodiazepines (Valium, Klonopin, Xanax)

10 Panel - $89

The 10 Panel Drug Test is a great option for employment drug testing in Palm Desert, California - it includes well known street drugs and prescription drugs, including all 9 of the ones listed above, plus methaqualone.

12 Panel - $149

The 12 Panel Drug Test urine drug testing panel is an excellent choice and value, and more importantly, it tests for expanded opiates and Ecstasy. This test is a 10 panel plus:

MDMA/6AM (Ecstasy, Molly)
Hydromorphone (Vicodan, Percocet, Oxycontin)

16 Panel - $250

As the opioid epidemic continues to rise and impact Palm Desert, it is important to be aware that many of the dangerous, synthetic opiates are not picked up by lower panel tests. Our 16 Panel Opiate Drug Test picks up these 4 additional opiate classes in addition to the drugs included above:

Meperidine (Demerol)
Buprenorphine (Suboxone)

There are many more urine drug screens in Palm Desert facilities. Our testing panels go up to a 22 panel drug test, including specialized tests for synthetic marijuana, bath salts, nicotine, ketamine, rohypnol, and more. For results of chain of custody testing with MRO review, we are widely considered to be the fastest lab in Palm Desert, California. Drug testing in Palm Desert is easy with Health Street.

Alcohol Testing in Palm Desert, California

Alcohol testing is done through urine, hair, breath, or blood. Basic urine alcohol tests (12 hour look-back) or EtG urine alcohol testing (3 day look-back) can be added to any of our drug testing panels, or they can be done on a standalone basis. Choose the type of alcohol drug testing that looks back at the specific period of time that matters to you:

Breath Alcohol Tests are the most appropriate tests to use in the workplace if on-the-job alcohol use is suspected, or after any accidents. On-site breathalyzers in the Palm Desert, CA area are also available for emergencies.
PEth Blood Alcohol can tell if someone has been drinking over the past 3 weeks
Hair EtG Test is a hair follicle alcohol test that goes back 3 months

DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services - Palm Desert, CA

DOT Drug and Alcohol Tests

Health Street's Palm Desert facilities offer DOT drug and breath alcohol tests that comply with 46 CFR Part 40. Urine specimens are processed at SAMHSA certified laboratories. Members of our Random Pool get discounts on DOT drug testing.

Random Pool - $99

Health Street administers DOT Random Pools for companies of all sizes based in and around Palm Desert, across California. Our local presence combined with our national clinic network and easy online pool management makes DOT compliance a breeze.

USCG Drug Testing - $150

Many Palm Desert businesses and residents are involved, directly or indirectly, with maritime, and therefore, they are regulated by the United States Coast Guard and must comply with the strict USCG regulations. Our Palm Desert clinics offer a specially designated USCG Merchant Marines Drug Test Package, which includes everything you need to meet the USCG DOT drug test requirements.

Hair Follicle Drug Testing Palm Desert, CA

Hair drug tests can detect drug or alcohol use for a far greater period of time - 90 days - than a standard urine drug test. Hair drug testing is performed at our Palm Desert drug testing places. We cut a small amount of either head hair or body hair. The hair is analyzed by our testing laboratory. We offer several panel drug tests.

Hair Drug Test Options
5 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test
9 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test
12 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test
Hair Alcohol Test

StaffGlass™ eResults Portal for Employers

Employers get free access to premium customer service by phone and our award winning online StaffGlass™ eResults portal. Once securely logged into StaffGlass™, business users can set up their drug testing program, including:

Securely order pre-employment, random, post-accident, or reasonable suspicion drug testing
View fastest results
Order and view eSignature employee documents such as policies and procedures, job applications, and more
Set up a random drug testing pool or a drug-free workplace program, and add or remove staff to be included
Order California Background Check and view reports
Register staff for occupational health exams

Why Health Street

Over a Decade of Experience

Health Street has been performing drug testing nationally since 2010.  The first Palm Desert, CA drug test was provided by Health Street in 2015.  In fact, we have successfully completed 119 drug tests at our Palm Desert testing centers since then. 

Dedication to Excellence

We are committed to providing excellent services and to helping businesses and families obtain the drug testing in Palm Desert that they require. 

Palm Desert, CA Drug Testing

What Are Drug Tests Used For?

In Palm Desert, California, drug testing is utilized for various purposes, such as ensuring workplace safety, complying with court orders, and determining child custody arrangements. Learn more about the most common use of drug screening in Palm Desert, California.


Employers in California must comply with workplace drug testing laws, which are quite strict. However, they can still conduct Palm Desert, CA drug screening in specific circumstances, such as after an accident.

Court Mandates

Courts in Palm Desert, CA, may require drug testing for individuals participating in pre-plea diversion programs. The court can also order drug and alcohol screenings to ensure compliance with bond conditions or probation terms.

Child Custody

In child custody disputes, courts may order drug testing if substance abuse might be a concern. While positive drug tests can influence court decisions, they are considered alongside other factors to determine what is in the child's best interest.

California State Laws Around Employment Drug Testing

Employers in Palm Desert must follow California workplace drug testing laws when conducting drug tests, including after accidents or based on reasonable suspicion of substance use. Random drug testing is generally restricted to safety-sensitive positions to ensure workplace safety without infringing on employee privacy.

Pre-Employment Testing Law & Regulations

Pre-employment drug testing in Palm Desert is permitted, provided it is applied uniformly to all candidates for a specific job position and avoids discrimination.

Workplace Accident Testing & Regulations

In 2022, California experienced at least 565,900 nonfatal workplace illnesses and injuries, a 25 percent increase compared to the previous year. If an accident or injury occurs at the workplace, companies often conduct drug testing in Palm Desert to confirm if the illegal use of substances was the cause.

Can Employers Test for Marijuana Even Though It's Legal in California?

A new law in California took effect on January 1, 2024, which will restrict employers from marijuana testing in Palm Desert, CA, and from asking job candidates and employees about their prior marijuana use. There should also be no consideration regarding past criminal convictions regarding marijuana use or possession. However, there is another law that will take effect on April 1, 2024, that allows employers to ask employees not to use or possess marijuana at the worksite during working hours. Learn more about California marijuana laws.

Last updated 2/12/2024


Clinic Hours and Information for our Labs in Palm Desert, California

44840 Monterey AvenuePalm Desert, CA 92260
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

M: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM(M Lunch: 10:30-12 PM)T: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM(T Lunch: 10:30-12 PM)W: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM(W Lunch: 10:30-12 PM)Th: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM(Th Lunch: 10:30-12 PM)F: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM(F Lunch: 10:30-12 PM) About this Location: The Gardens on El Paseo is a premier shopping destination near our clinic. It features a variety of high-end retail stores, restaurants, and a beautiful central garden area where events are often held.
73091 Country Club DriveSuite A4Palm Desert, CA 92260
Pre-registration required,Walk-in with barcode:

M: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM(M Lunch: 11-1 PM)T: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM(T Lunch: 11-1 PM)W: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM(W Lunch: 11-1 PM)Th: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM(Th Lunch: 11-1 PM)F: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM(F Lunch: 11-1 PM) About this Location: Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort & Spa is a luxurious resort near our clinic. It features two championship golf courses, a state-of-the-art spa, and several restaurants.
44419 Town Center WayPalm Desert, CA 92260
Pre-registration required,This location also requires an appt.

M: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMT: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMW: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMTh: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMF: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMSa: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PMSu: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM About this Location: Westfield Palm Desert is a large shopping mall near our clinic. It features a variety of retail stores, restaurants, and a movie theater, providing a range of entertainment options for visitors.

Neighborhoods in Palm Desert Served by our Clinics

Silver Spur Mobile Manor
Cahuilla Hills
Hidden Palms
Bighorn Golf Club
Chaparral Country Club
Indian Ridge
South Palm Desert

Employment Screening Services

Health Street offers a variety of other services, including:


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