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Posted on: June 15, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY OPENS FREE COVID-19 TESTING SITE AT THE LAUREL – BELTSVILLE SENIOR CENTER

The Health Department now operates three appointment-only testing sites countywide and encourages those with or without symptoms to call for an appointment. Same day appointments are available.

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Health Department’s new free community COVID-19 testing site has opened at the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, located at 7120 Contee Rd, Laurel, MD 20707. The department now o...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS COVID-19 TESTING FOR MASS PROTEST ATTENDEES

LARGO, MD — Due to the higher risk of COVID-19 transmission at large gatherings, the Prince George’s County Health Department recommends testing for those who attend or have attended mass protests.

Information about testing in the County and the state can be found at health.mypgc.us/COVIDtesting.  “We stand in solidarity with all of you who call for social justice, accountability, and an end to racism,” said Deputy Chief...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY OPENS NEW APPOINTMENT-ONLY COVID-19 TESTING SITE IN THE CHILLUM/LANGLEY PARK

New testing site offers convenience to Latino community; County encourages symptomatic and asymptomatic people get tested.

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Health Department’s second free community COVID-19 testing site has opened at the Rollingcrest-Chillum Recreation Center, located at 6120 Sargent Road, Chillum, MD 20782. Testing at this...

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Posted on: April 12, 2020

Rabid Cat Alert In Prince George’s County

One person scratched by the stray cat is being treated; Health Department seeks public’s help identifying other people who may have been exposed

LARGO, MD— The Prince George’s County Health Department is alerting community members about a recent rabies exposure in Riverdale, MD. On or around April 3rd, 2020, a stray cat scratched an individual near the 5800 block of 67th Ave in...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Free Community Health Screenings Event Commemorates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

LARGO, MD – As part of its ongoing effort to help educate the African-American community about the importance of knowing their HIV status, and to commemorate the 2019 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,

the Prince George's County Health Department is participating in a free HIV testing event for the community on Tuesday, February 12th at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).

The event, Black Health Empowerment Day, is at PGCC’s Hea...

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