The Department of Transportation’s Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance (ODAPC) issued guidance on March 23, 2020

Specifically …

Q: What happens if my agency is unable to conduct DOT drug or alcohol testing due to COVID-19 supply shortages and facility closures?

A: If you are unable to conduct DOT drug or alcohol training or testing due to COVID-19-related supply shortages, facility closures, State or locally imposed quarantine requirements, or other obstacles, you are to continue to comply with existing applicable DOT Agency requirements to document why a test was not completed. If training or testing can be conducted later, you are to do so in accordance with applicable modal regulations.

Information on the Department-wide Guidance and coronavirus response can be found at

Please visit the ODAPC website for additional questions and answers.