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.

 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY CONTINUES AT-HOME RAPID COVID-19 TEST KIT DISTRIBUTION WITH ADDITIONAL LOCATION AND EXTENDED HOURS

 

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 health.mypgc.us/COVIDTesting.

 

City Seal

Communications

The Department of Communications provides useful information of public interest and importance to the community, residents and businesses within the city limits, as well as the greater Laurel area.