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Optimum Labs, Inc. joins DATIA

Optimum Labs, Inc., a full service toxicology lab located at 413 County Street, New Bedford, MA. is pleased to announce that it has become a member of DATIA ( Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association). This membership provides Optimum with access to other organizations world wide and to be able to be participate in setting… Continue Reading

Economical Testing for Opiates and Fentanyl

Optimum Labs, Inc. is now providing walk in economical drug testing for Opiates and Fentanyl. These two tests are offered at $ 10.00 each, cash only. A client can come to 413 County Street New Bedford< MA and with an accepted form of ID sign up for these tests. The client must be over 18… Continue Reading

Optimum Employees now Narcan trained

Optimum Labs, Inc. a toxicology lab headquartered in New Bedford, Ma recently offered Narcan training to all of its employees. Narcan (Naxloxone) can be used to reverse a drug overdose. This training is in response to the uptick of drug overdoses in all the communities served by Optimum. Under the leadership of Robert Johnson, Chief… Continue Reading

Holiday Food Basket Raffle

Optimum Labs, Inc. will be holding a holiday food basket raffle with the drawing being held on December 16, 2016. There will be four categories: general public, client programs, office staff/lab, and collectors. To enter for the general public, like us on Facebook and you will automatically be entered. The winner will be contacted shortly… Continue Reading

Optimum encourages hiring of second chance employees

Optimum Labs, Inc. believes in “second Chances”. The “We Care” company does not hesitate to hire recovering addicts or people who have been involved in the legal system and for the most part these employees have become valuable, productive team members. Optimum provides training and education, when combined with the experience of these employees, makes… Continue Reading

Timely Quotes

Here are two excellent quotes we would like to share. “Recovery from addiction requires hard work, a proper attitude and learning skills to stay sober, not drinking alcohol or using other drugs. Successful drug recovery involves changing attitudes, acquiring knowledge, and developing skills to meet the many challenges of sobriety.”  —-Dennis Daley ” If we… Continue Reading

Goode promoted at Optimum Labs, Inc.

Mr. William Owens, Chief Executive Officer of Optimum Labs, Inc., is pleased to announce the promotion of Laura Goode to the position of Business Development Executive. In her new position, Ms. Goode, under the direction of Mr. Owens, will work in customer relations, marketing and customer retention. Ms. Goode has been with Optimum for over… Continue Reading

Optimum Labs Passes Inspection

Optimum Labs, Inc., the recipient of the 2014 New Bedford Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award, has passed its annual inspection conducted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Healthcare Facility and Licensure and Certification. Optimum received a 100 percent rating with zero deficiencies. Optimum provides toxicology services to various industries including the… Continue Reading

Why Random Drug Testing at Work in New Bedford is Important

Why Random Drug Testing at Work in New Bedford is Important

Each year, businesses lose billions of dollars in lost productivity and increased healthcare spending as a result of substance abuse. You might not be aware, but substance abuse in the workplace includes both drugs and alcohol. The term “drugs” is used to describe over-the-counter, prescription and illegal substances that have the ability to impair the… Continue Reading

How to Create a Workplace Drug Testing Program in New Bedford

How to Create a Workplace Drug Testing Program in New Bedford

If you own or manage a business in the northeastern region, you need to find a full-service clinical laboratory that can provide you with the services you need to establish a legal MA drug testing program. Along with a well-written substance abuse policy, it is important for today’s employers to ensure a safe and drug-free… Continue Reading

Optimum Labs Inc.
413 County St. New Bedford, MA 02740
Office: (508) 993-3710
Fax: (508) 993-3814