Health Department COVID-19 Testing
The Prince George’s County Health Department offers FREE COVID-19 tests. Individuals 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).
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.
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:
|Partner Testing Facilities||Day(s)||Times|
|First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville||Monday, Thursday, Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
|Roseu Medical Center | *Appointment Required|
Book testing appointments online or call 301-604-8000
|Monday through Friday|
|State Testing Facilities in Prince George’s County||Day(s)||Times|
|City of Praise Family Ministries||Mondays|
|2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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.