What constitutes a valid prescription? 

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What constitutes a valid prescription? A valid prescription is an order for drugs or medical supplies, written and signed and then transmitted by telephone, fax or other means of communication with a pharmacist. The licensed physician or practitioner must be authorized by law to prescribe and administer such drugs or medical supplies. The prescription must…

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Drug Take Back 2022

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The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides a safe and responsible method for disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications. This year’s annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 30, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can take Unused prescription drugs…

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What is an MRO?

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What is an MRO, and what role do they play in a drug screen? MRO is an acronym for Medical Review Officer. An MRO acts as an independent impartial evaluator and advocate for the accuracy and integrity of the drug testing process He or she is a licensed physician who is responsible for reviewing laboratory…

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FMCSA Clearinghouse Annual Limited Queries

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As 2021 nears the its end, now is the time companies should confirm that they have completed their annual limited queries in the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A limited query determines if an individual driver’s Clearinghouse record has had any reported items that could prevent the driver from performing their safety sensitive duties, due to an unresolved…

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ODAPC COVID-19 Guidance

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Click on the buttons below to read the most recent updates by each DOT agency: https://www.transportation.gov/odapc/program-guidance#COVID-19%20Guidance

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DOT Guidance for Drug Screening

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Together, we are facing an unprecedented situation. COVID-19 is effecting not only our families, our communities, but also our businesses. We at MCC Drug & Alcohol Screening wanted to reach out and update our clients on how we are navigating the current environment, as well as provide you with the latest industry updates. As an…

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Know your CBD products

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EDUCATION IS KEY! At MCC we believe it is important to educate employees about THC and CBD.  If you would like MCC to attend one of your staff meetings to offer educational support, please contact Bobbie Mizushima at our Grand Junction office today! Click on the link below from Consumer Reports to read some great information…

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FMCSA to increase random drug testing rates for 2020

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As of January 1st, 2020 the FMCSA random drug testing rate will increase from 25% to 50%.  The percentage of required testing is determined by the annual positive rate.  When the reported positive drug test rate for any calendar year indicated is equal to or greater  than 1.0%, the required testing percentage is raised.  As…

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Our New Location – Glenwood

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Our New Location – Glenwood Springs  2001 Blake Ave. Unit 2D Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 (970) 945-7772 After Hours: 970-948-5298 Fax (970) 945-1506 Hours 8-5 M-TH & 8-4 FRI We only provide on-call services to court-ordered people until 9 pm  

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New Drugs

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A new party drug “Benzo Fury” that can be purchased online can have dangerous consequences. This new drug is a synthetic, laboratory-designed substance that is used to get the similar hallucinogenic effects as drugs like cocaine or amphetamines. Kokodril- Coming out of Russia and based on heroin/morphine. Made from simple codeine tablets. User gets addicted…

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