Released on January 24, 2022 - 2:04pm

Passing along important information on at-home COVID-19 test kits.  Please note new times for the

distribution at the Laurel Library on January 26th and 27th.




LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Health Department and the Office of Emergency Management will distribute at-home rapid COVID-19 tests at designated locations this week, in partnership with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC).


The COVID-19 test kits are free, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Residents will be required to show proof of County residency to receive a test kit. Examples of proof of residency include, but are not limited to, a driver’s license, utility bill, or lease agreement. One test kit, which contains 2 tests, will be distributed per person ages 2 years or older who are present at the time of pick-up.


The distribution schedule for this week is:


M-NCPPC Community Centers


Wednesday, January 26, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Thursday, January 27, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM


(or while supplies last)


Hillcrest Heights Community Center

2300 Oxon Run Drive

Temple Hills, MD 20748


*Cedar Heights Community Center  

1200 Glenn Willow Drive

Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Langley Park Community Center

1500 Merrimac Drive

Hyattsville, MD 20783


Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex

7007 Bock Road

Fort Washington, MD 20744


*Watkins Regional Park (enter off of Route 193)

301 Watkins Park Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20774


Southern Area Aquatics and Recreation Complex

13601 Missouri Avenue

Brandywine, MD 20613


PGCMLS Branch Libraries


Wednesday, January 26, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Thursday, January 27, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM


(or while supplies last)


Laurel Branch Library

507 7th Street

Laurel, MD 20707


*New Carrollton Branch Library

7414 Riverdale Road 

New Carrollton, MD 20784


Oxon Hill Branch Library

6200 Oxon Hill Road

Oxon Hill, MD 20745


*Largo-Kettering Branch Library

9601 Capital Lane

Largo, MD 20774


*Spauldings Branch Library

5811 Old Silver Hill Road

District Heights, MD 20747


*indicates site is a drive-thru location


The County Health Department and Office of Emergency Management extended hours of operation for the COVID-19 testing site at the Bunker Hill Fire Station (3716 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD, 20722) to include Saturday hours. That site is now open Monday through Friday, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, on a walk-in basis only. The County also operates a COVID-19 testing site at the Temple Hills Community Center (5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills, MD 20748) Monday through Saturday, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, on a walk-in basis only. In addition, the County continues to support the COVID-19 testing sites at the First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville and the Roseu Medical Center in Laurel.


For more information about COVID-19 testing or to use the County’s testing site locator, visit


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