COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin and Rapid Test Kit Distribution

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Monday, January 10, 2022

Prince George's County COVID-19
Vaccination and Rapid Test Kit Distribution Update

Dear Prince Georgians,

  • The Prince George’s County Health Department and the Office of Emergency Management will begin handing out 25,000 at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits at designated locations each week, in partnership with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC).
    • M-NCPPC Community Centers
      Wednesday, January 12, 10:00 AM 
      Thursday, January 13, 8:00 AM
      (While supplies last)
      • Hillcrest Heights Community Center
        2300 Oxon Run Drive
        Temple Hills, MD 20748
      • *Westphalia Community Center
        8900 Westphalia Road
        Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
      • *Kentland Community Center – Prince George’s Ballroom
        2413 Pinebrook Avenue
        Landover, MD 20785      
      • *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
    • PGCMLS Branch Libraries
      Wednesday, January 12, 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
      Thursday, January 13, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
      (Or while supplies last)
      • Laurel Branch Library
        507 7th Street
        Laurel, MD 20707
      • New Carrollton Branch Library
        7414 Riverdale Road
        New Carrollton, MD 20784
      • Oxon Hill Branch Library
        6200 Oxon Hill Road
        Oxon Hill, MD 20745
      • *South Bowie Branch Library
        15301 Hall Road
        Bowie, MD 20721
      • Spauldings Branch Library
        5811 Old Silver Hill Road
        District Heights, MD 20747

        *indicates site is a drive-thru location
    • The 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.
    • Residents are strongly encouraged to take advantage of these new options to get tested, regardless of vaccination status.
  • The County Health Department and Office of Emergency Management also continue to operate a COVID-19 testing clinic at the Bunker Hill Fire Station. Free COVID-19 testing is available to County residents Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, on a walk-in basis only.
  • In addition, the Maryland Department of Health has also opened and expanded several COVID-19 testing sites across the State. There are two new sites opening and one site being expanded in Prince George’s County starting Monday, January 10:
    • UM Laurel Alternate Care Site (drive-thru)
      7300 Van Dusen Road
      Laurel, MD 20707
      Monday - Sunday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    • Washington Education Zone (drive-thru)
      6511 Princess Garden Parkway
      Lanham, MD 20706
      Monday - Sunday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    • City of Praise Family Ministries
      8501 Jericho City Drive
      Landover, MD 20785
      Monday, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
      Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
      Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • For more information about COVID-19 testing or to use our testing site locator to find a testing site near you, visit the County Health Department website here.
  • Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the County Health Department has seen a dramatic increase in vaccine demand, especially for booster doses. In addition, many upcoming athletic events have been cancelled. As a result, the County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Prince George’s Community College is relocating back to the Sports and Learning Complex beginning Tuesday, January 11.
    • The hours of operation at the Sports and Learning Complex vaccination clinic are Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted.
  • Based on the latest CDC guidance, the County Health Department is now offering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to youth ages 12 to 15. In addition, those who received the Pfizer vaccine initially should now receive a booster five months after their second dose.
  • Based on the latest CDC guidance, the County Health Department is now offering third doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to individuals ages 5 and up with weakened immune systems. Third doses for immunocompromised individuals should be administered 28 days after the second dose.
    • Free COVID-19 vaccines are also available at retail and grocery store pharmacies, urgent care facilities, and other health care providers in the County. For more information about COVID-19 vaccinations and to find your nearest vaccination site, visit the County Health Department website here.
  • In collaboration with the County Health Department, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) continues to host free COVID-19 vaccination clinics at elementary schools.
    • County residents ages 5 and older can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at these clinics, including booster doses for individuals ages 12 and older. Schedule an appointment here.

Yours in Service,
Angela Alsobrooks
Prince George’s County Executive

Rapid Test Kit Distribution

SLC Vaccination Clinic

COVID Booster Update

COVID Additional Dose Update

Vaccine Supply & Administration

COVID Data 1-10-22
  • The County Health Department has provided over 208,000 vaccinations, including approximately 17,100 during the month of December.
  • During the month of December, our mobile units have provided over 8,700 vaccinations in the community.
  • Approximately 2,900 initial pediatric doses for ages 5 to 11 years, over 3,700 second pediatric doses, and over 8,900 additional or booster doses were given to County residents during the month of December.
  • Throughout the last several weeks, we have continued to see an increase in vaccinations at County-led clinics due to additional doses provided, including third doses needed by immunocompromised residents and booster shots to increase immune response, as well as the recent authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years and booster doses for young adults ages 16 and 17 years.

Vaccination Locations

Proud to be Protected

While the County Health Department now operates only one standing vaccination clinic in the County, in addition to nine mobile vaccination units, there are a number of vaccination sites available in Prince George’s County that are not operated by the County. Please remember that we do not manage nor control appointments or distribution for any sites besides those operated by our County Health Department.

Prince George’s County Health Department

  • Locations: Sports and Learning Complex and Mobile Vaccination Units
  • AppointmentsIndividuals who live or work in Prince George’s County should visit to view clinic hours or schedule an appointment directly. Individuals who cannot schedule an appointment online on their own should call 311 and press # for assistance.
  • Residents can also view a calendar of mobile vaccination clinics here.

Additional Non-County Operated Sites

  • Please use our County Vaccine Locator to find additional vaccination sites operated by pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare partners.

Progress Toward Vaccination Goals

COVID Data Percentages 1.7
  • Over 1,320,600 vaccines have been provided to County residents. 623,510 County residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine.
  • As of January 7, the CDC has reported 92.5% of adults ages 18 and older have received at least one vaccination in the County, and 79.3% are fully vaccinated.
  • When including all residents ages 5 and older, 86.1% of residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the CDC.
  • The CDC reports 31.1% of residents who are fully vaccinated have received a booster or additional dose as of January 7.
  • Approximately 13.4% of County residents ages 5 to 9 years and 52.4% of County residents ages 10 to 19 years are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Stay Updated

Stay updated with the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccine using the following tools:

The COVID-19 Data Dashboard: Stay informed of the progress the County is making with vaccine distribution.

Frequently Asked Questions: Get answers to your questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

Latest Updates: The latest updates will be posted at

Communications Toolkit: Help us spread the word about COVID-19 vaccines to family and friends so we can ensure every Prince Georgian is Proud to be Protected.