Heat Warning in Effect

County urges caution during this severe weather event. Visit mypgc.us/StayCool for more info.

Trash Time Change

Due to extreme heat, trash collection throughout the county will begin at 5 am beginning Monday, July 15, 2024. Learn more at mypgc.us/ClearTheCurb.


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 CarrolltonBranch 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 walkin 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