Drug Testing

Color Coded Drug Testing


Individuals under drug testing requirements are responsible for calling the Blue Earth County drug testing hotline every day after 6:00 am to find out if they need to report to the jail for a drug test that day.

Drug Testing Call & Report Procedure
  • Calling the drug test hotline at (507) 304-4747 after 6:00 am
  • Listening for assigned color group
  • If the caller's color is called, they will need to report for testing to the jail lobby, located at 401 Carver Road in Mankato.
    • Monday - Friday (excluding Holidays)
      Females at 11:00 am and 12:30 pm (show up at either specific time for a test)
      Males from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
    • Saturday, Sundays & Holidays
      Females from 10:40 am to 11:00 am
      Males from 10:00 am to 10:40 am

Drug Testing Fee


Some color groups are required to pay a fee for drug testing. Check with your probation officer, caseworker, or program supervisor to determine if you are obligated to pay a fee.

Cash only will be accepted for drug testing payments. The custody officers will give you a receipt for your payment. Please save your receipts. Overpayments will not be refunded.