Do I Need a Test?
For who should get tested, refer to the CDC for guidance at Testing for Covid-19 Overview
What Type of Test?
There are multiple types of tests on the market today and they have different purposes and weakness. The three primary tests offered at testing sites are outlined below. When in doubt, contact your primary care or call the Prince George's County Coronavirus Hotline at 301-883-662 and they will recommend a test based on your specific circumstances.
PCR or Molecular Amplification Diagnostic
Rapid Point-of-Care (Antigen Diagnostic)
Where to Get Tested
There are two primary options for getting tested, a government run site or a private company. The government sponsored sites will request insurance cards if available but do not charge anyone for Covid-19 testing, regardless of circumstances. Private businesses are on a case-by-case basis. To find a testing site and schedule a test, go to: