Health Department COVID-19 Testing
The Prince George’s County Health Department offers FREE rapid tests and PCR testing. Residents may pick up take-home rapid test kits at distribution sites across the County or get tested at sites via rapid or PCR test. Patients do not need an appointment unless otherwise noted (see testing site locations table below).
Patients do not need 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).
COVID-19 Testing Locations Map
Find COVID-19 Treatment
COVID-19 treatments are available for positive individuals at multiple locations in Prince George’s County through the federal Test to Treat program. Find a nearby participating site where rapid tests are administered, and if positive, a prescription for COVID-19 treatments can be filled on the spot.
A call center is also available at 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) to get help in English, Spanish, and more than 150 other languages – 8:00 a.m. to midnight, 7 days a week.
County Health Department Testing Sites
COVID-19 rapid tests and PCR testing are available at the following sites operated or supplied by the Prince George's County Health Department:
|On-site Testing Facilities||Day(s)||Times|
|Bunker Hill Fire Station|
(Rapid and PCR tests conducted on-site)
|Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays||9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville|
(Drive through and walk up PCR testing)
|9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
|Roseu Medical Center | Book testing appointments online or call 301-604-8000||Monday through Friday||*Appointment Required|
COVID-19 Testing & Insurance FAQs
If you received a COVID-19 test at a Prince George’s County Health Department site, we may 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.
Maryland COVID-19 Testing Sites
COVID-19 Symptoms (CDC Update Febuary 2021)
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. 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
This list does not include all possible symptoms. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.
Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. 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
- Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone
*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Find testing locations using the map to determine where you would like to take your test and follow the appropriate instructions to get a test.
MD COVID Alert uses Bluetooth technology to quickly notify users who might have been exposed to someone who tested positive. This will reduce the risk of infection and help Maryland stop the spread of COVID-19.
Complete this form to report a positive COVID-19 at-home test result to the Maryland Department of Health if you are a Maryland resident. Complete este formulario para informar al Departamento de Salud de Maryland un resultado positivo de una prueba casera del COVID-19 si es residente de Maryland.
Rapid test kit and KN95 mask pickup locations in Prince George's County.