COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin

Prince George\’s County COVID-19 Vaccination Update, April 1

Dear Prince Georgians,

  • The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have authorized that individuals ages 50 and older can get a second booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least four months after their first booster dose of any COVID-19 vaccine.
    • Second booster doses are also authorized for individuals ages 12 and older who have weakened immune systems.
  • Reminder: The County’s mass vaccination clinic at the Wayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Complex will close after Friday, April 8.
    • For more information or updates about COVID-19 vaccinations, including a complete list of clinics operating in the County and the State of Maryland, visit the Health Department’s website here.
  • The Health Department highly encourages residents 5 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible and to get tested if they have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status. In addition, residents that are eligible for a booster shot should get one as soon as possible.
  • The Prince George’s County Health Department and the Office of Emergency Management continue to distribute at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits and adult sized KN95 masks 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).
    • Two test kits and/or two masks will be distributed per person ages 2 years or older present at the time of pick-up. The test kits and masks are free, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Residents will be required to show proof of County residency to receive a test kit or mask. Examples of proof of residency include, but are not limited to, a driver’s license, utility bill, or lease agreement.
    • For a complete list of locations, dates, and times, visit the County Health Department website here.

See the entire April 1 COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin for more information.

Prince George\’s County COVID-19 Vaccination Update, March 22

Dear Prince Georgians,

  • The Prince George’s County Health Department and Office of Emergency Management recently announced the following updates to COVID-19 vaccination and testing locations in the County:
    • County-operated COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
      • The mass vaccination clinic at the Wayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Complex will close after Friday, April 8.
    • County-operated COVID-19 Testing Sites
      • The Temple Hills Community Center will no longer offer COVID-19 testing services after Friday, March 25.
    • State-operated COVID-19 Testing Sites
      • The University of Maryland Laurel Hospital public testing site closed on Friday, March 11.
      • The Doctors Community Hospital/Washington Education Zone testing site in Lanham closed on Thursday, March 17.
  • The County continues to operate and support free COVID-19 testing sites at the Bunker Hill Fire Station in Brentwood, the First United Methodist Church in Hyattsville, and the Roseu Medical Center in Laurel.
  • The Health Department highly encourages residents 5 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible and to get tested if they have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status. In addition, residents that are eligible for a booster shot should get one as soon as possible.
  • For more information or updates about COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, including a complete list of clinics operating in the County and the State of Maryland, visit the Health Department’s website here.
  • The Prince George’s County Health Department and the Office of Emergency Management continue to distribute at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits and adult sized KN95 masks 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).
    • Two test kits and/or two masks will be distributed per person ages 2 years or older present at the time of pick-up. The test kits and masks are free, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Residents will be required to show proof of County residency to receive a test kit or mask. Examples of proof of residency include, but are not limited to, a driver’s license, utility bill, or lease agreement.
  • For a complete list of locations, dates, and times, visit the County Health Department website here.
  • Yours in Service,
    Angela Alsobrooks
    Prince George’s County Executive

See the entire COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin for more information.

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