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COVID Call Center: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm  (301) 609-6717

Testing Sites in Charles County

COVID-19 testing will be held every Friday at New Life Church 9690 Shepard Creek, LaPlata MD from 2:00-4:00. No appointment needed.

Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Clinic:
Drive Through COVID-19 Clinic will be held EVERY Monday at Indian Head Village Green Pavilion Parking Lot located at 100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head Maryland from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. No appointment needed.

3061 Technology Pl
Waldorf MD 20601

3855 Leonardtown Rd
Waldorf MD 20601

4200 Altamont Pl
White Plains MD 20695

11906 Livingston Rd
Fort Washington MD 20744

3064 Waldorf Market Pl.
Waldorf, MD 20603

37767 Market Dr.
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622

13950 Brandywine Rd.
Leonardtown MD 20613

2855 Crain Hwy.
Waldorf, MD 20601

3350 Crain Highway
Waldorf MD 20603

500 Charles St.
La Plata MD 20646

Why Should You Get Tested?

Many of our residents are unsure whether they should get tested for COVID-19. Moving beyond the holiday season, gatherings move indoors and ill-advised travel decreases, but there are still many reasons to know your status.

Additional surges across the counry

As additional surges occur across the country, we advise residents to cancel gatherings and to connect digitally with persons who live outside of their homes. Unfortunately, this is not always possible as many skilled workers, professionals and caregivers still need to commute to support their families. We encourage all those who live and work in the County to know their status and to follow all safety guidance.

You can still carry and spread the virus without symptoms

Even if you don’t have COVID symptoms like a loss of taste or smell, coughing, or fever, you might still have the virus and can spread it to others. Another reason to get tested is that you might be asymptomatic (you have the virus but never develop symptoms) or pre-symptomatic (you’re COVID-positive, but your symptoms haven’t shown up yet). Getting tested allows you to seek medical treatment before symptoms worsen and to protect your loved ones from infection. While it’s important to continue to wear a mask and to socially distance- knowing your status is the first step to keeping Charles County as healthy as possible.

Why Should You Get Tested?

Many of our residents are unsure whether they should get tested for COVID-19. Moving beyond the holiday season, gatherings move indoors and ill-advised travel decreases, but there are still many reasons to know your status.

Additional surges across the country

As additional surges occur across the country, we advise residents to cancel gatherings and to connect digitally with persons who live outside of their homes. Unfortunately, this is not always possible as many skilled workers, professionals and caregivers still need to commute to support their families. We encourage all those who live and work in the County to know their status and to follow all safety guidance.

You can still carry and spread the virus without symptoms

Even if you don’t have COVID symptoms like a loss of taste or smell, coughing, or fever, you might still have the virus and can spread it to others. Another reason to get tested is that you might be asymptomatic (you have the virus but never develop symptoms) or pre-symptomatic (you’re COVID-positive, but your symptoms haven’t shown up yet). Getting tested allows you to seek medical treatment before symptoms worsen and to protect your loved ones from infection. While it’s important to continue to wear a mask and to socially distance- knowing your status is the first step to keeping Charles County as healthy as possible.

How does a PCR test work?

PCR tests detect RNA (or genetic material) that is specific to the COVID-19 virus. The ability to detect the virus within days of infection, even in those with no symptoms, affords our residents an advantage in keeping themselves and our communities informed.

PCR tests occur in various settings such as clinics, hospitals, or even in a car. PCR results are typically provided within a 2-3-day window. Depending on public demand, we can also produce results within 24 hours.

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