Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Current Updates

On June 25, 2020, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced that Prince George’s County would officially enter a Phase Two Full reopening. To read the executive order in its entirety, click here.

PGCPS Fall 2020 Reopening Plan

Learn more about Dr. Goldson’s announcement here.

What is the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus Disease 2019 is a new disease that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person.

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What are the symptoms?

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

Who is at higher risk?

Early information out of China, where COVID-19 first started, shows that some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes:
  • Older adults
  • People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:
    • Heart disease
    • Diabetes
    • Lung disease

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Prince George’s County Health Department Coronavirus hotline at (301)883-6627 during 8:00am – 8:00pm to receive updated information about the coronavirus disease. *Please contact 911 for medial emergencies only. Do not contact 911 for Coronavirus related issues.

Senior Meal Delivery

Our County is continuing to provide meals and resources for older adults during the coronavirus pandemic. If you or an older adult you know need more information on meal options, please reach out to our Department of Family Services. Learn more here.

Summer Food Service Program Updates

PGCPS is making changes to its Summer Food Service Program sites. Due to low participation, certain sites will no longer be operational. For an updated list of PGCPS meal sites, please visit: here.

PGCPS está realizando cambios en sus sitios del Programa de Servicio de Alimentos de Verano. Debido a la baja participación, ciertos sitios ya no estarán operativos. Para obtener una lista actualizada de los sitios, visite: aquí.

Resources

For more information visit the Center of Disease Control. For Prince George’s County updates on the COVID-19 virus, click here.

COVID-19 Testing Sites

Our Health Department has a testing site locator for residents to find COVID-19 testing sites operated by the County, the State, and private entities. If you need a test, find a site near you here.

A pop-up COVID-19 testing site is on for tomorrow, July 24! See the flier for important details.

Town of Bladensburg Plan of Action Memo

COVID-19 Business Safety Protocols

Residents that see a COVID-19 safety protocol violation in a County business can report that violation via phone or email. The County’s COVID-19 Ambassador Compliance Team will then perform a site visit to follow-up on that concern.

Los residentes que ven una violación del protocolo de seguridad COVID-19 en un negocio del Condado pueden reportar esa violación por teléfono o correo electrónico. El Equipo de Embajadores de Cumplimiento COVID-19 del Condado realizará una visita al sitio para dar seguimiento.

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Fact Sheets

To view all of the Coronavirus Fact Sheets, click here.