COVID-19 Testing Update
To train and prepare Prince George’s County’s frontline operational and clinical staff for the unprecedented vaccination of Prince Georgians against COVID-19 in 2021, the Health Department will suspend COVID-19 testing at Health Department Headquarters (1701 McCormick Drive, Largo) and the Dyer Regional Health Center (9314 Piscataway Road, Clinton) starting Friday, Jan. 1st, 2021 through Wednesday, January 20th, 2021. Those sites will reopen Thursday, Jan. 21st, 2021.
COVID-19 testing at the department’s partner site in Laurel (Roseu Medical Center, 14402 Baltimore Ave.) will also be suspended starting Friday, Jan. 1st. and will reopen at a later date. The department’s partner sites in Hyattsville and Fort Washington will remain open during normal operating hours, weather permitting. Please check the schedule on health.mypgc.us/COVIDtesting for locations and hours of operation of those partner sites, as well as additional testing sites using a test site locator.
Para entrenar y preparar al personal operativo y clínico de primera línea del condado de Prince George para la vacunación sin precedentes de los Prince Georgians contra COVID-19 en 2021, el Departamento de Salud suspenderá las pruebas de COVID-19 en la oficina central del Departamento de Salud (1701 McCormick Drive, Largo) y Dyer Regional Health Center (9314 Piscataway Road, Clinton) a partir de el viernes 1 de enero de 2021 hasta el miércoles 20 de enero de 2021. Esos sitios reabrirán el jueves 21 de enero de 2021.
Las pruebas de COVID-19 en el sitio compañero del departamento en Laurel (Roseu Medical Center, 14402 Baltimore Ave.) también se suspenderá a partir del viernes 1 de enero y volverá a abrir en una fecha próxima. Los sitios asociados del departamento en Hyattsville y Fort Washington permanecerán abiertos durante las horas normales de operación, si el clima lo permite.
Cheque el calendario en health.mypgc.us/COVIDtesting para conocer las ubicaciones y el horario de funcionamiento de esos sitios asociados, y sitios de prueba adicionales utilizando el localizador de sitios de prueba.
Health Department COVID-19 Testing
The Prince George’s County Health Department offers FREE COVID-19 tests for individuals with or without symptoms that have been exposed to or suspected to have been exposed to a COVID-19-positive person. All County-run testing sites accommodate testing for those in a car or on foot.
Patients do not, a doctor’s prescription, or insurance to get tested, however, you must present identification. There will be no questions about immigration status at any of our testing sites. If you have health insurance, you must present your insurance card. Testing is provided free of charge (no out-of-pocket cost or co-payment regardless of insurance).
Some testing sites may require an appointment. Please refer to the list of sites below for details.
To receive more than one test from the Prince George’s County Health Department, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:
- have a known/suspected exposure to a positive case
- have symptoms
- are part of a County contact tracing case investigation and were directed to be tested
The Health Department also considers other retest requests on a case-by-case basis. The on-site registered nurse will assess and determine if retesting outside of the above criteria meets CDC guidelines.
Testing at a Health Department location is limited to residents 10 years of age and older.
Call the coronavirus hotline at 301-883-6627 between the hours of 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM if you have questions about the County’s testing program.
COVID-19 Testing Locations Map
Use the map to find testing sites located in Prince George’s County that are either operated by the County, the State, or a private organization. Please follow the appropriate instructions to get tested.
COVID-19 Testing & Insurance FAQs
If you received a COVID-19 test at a Prince George’s County Health Department site, we will ask for your insurance information, if any, to bill insurance companies for the testing services. Get your questions answered about what it means for you. View our COVID-19 Testing & Insurance FAQs.
County Health Department Testing Sites
COVID-19 testing is available at the following sites operated or supplied by the Prince George's County Health Department:
|Health Department Testing Facilities||Day(s)||Times|
|Prince George's County Health Department Headquarters||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday *NOTE: Open if no pop-up testing|
|9:00 am - 3:30 pm|
|D. Leonard Dyer Regional Health Center||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday|
|9:00 am - 3:30 pm|
|Partner Testing Facilities||Day(s)||Times|
|Adventist Medical Group Primary Care in Fort Washington||Monday, Tuesday, Friday||7:30 am - 11:30 am|
|Roseu Medical Center | *Appointment Required Schedule Now||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday|
|8:00 am - 12:00 noon|
|First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville||Monday, Thursday, Saturday||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
|Pop-Up Testing Sites||Day(s)||Times|
|Location TBA||Friday||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
Maryland COVID-19 Testing Sites
COVID-19 Symptoms (CDC Update May 2020)
- Infected people have had a wide range of symptoms – from mild to severe.
- Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
Call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.