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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Children Ages 5 to 11 Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Dose

Families should get children boosted at least five months after child’s second dose.

LARGO, MD – Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency use authorization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that children ages 5 to 11 receive a Pfizer COVID-19 booster...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS VOLUNTARY MASK-WEARING IN INDOOR PUBLIC PLACES

Largo, MD – Due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, COVID-19 cases have been steadily rising in Prince George’s County and the State over the last six weeks. This recent rise is sub...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Rabid Raccoon Alert in Prince George’s County

Health Department seeks public’s help identifying others who may have been exposed.

LARGO, MD—The Prince George’s County Health Department is alerting community members that a rabid raccoon was recently found in the 13100 block of Gallahan Road in Clinton, MD. On or around Monday, April 11, the raccoon was fo...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

SCHOOL QUARANTINE GUIDANCE MODIFIED DUE TO INCREASE IN COVID-19 OUTBREAKS IN SCHOOLS

Regardless of vaccination status, students and staff identified as close contacts of a positive case in schools with outbreaks must quarantine, symptoms or not.

Largo, MD – Due to the recent increase of reported COVID-19 cases among students and staff at schools in Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland, the County Health Department today modified its quarantine gui...

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