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City may Assist More Hotels and Restaurants using ARPA Grants

The Hospitality and Hotel industry in College Park suffered severe economic calamity during the Pandemic. Loss of revenue from room occupancy, conferences and food sales displaced workers and reduced many services offered by the hotels and restaurants. The Mayor and Council approved the use of ARPA Funds to assist College Park Hospitality and Hotel industries […]

Monday October 31st, 2022 in Business, COVID-19 | No Comments »

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise: New Variant, BA.5

Due to the highly transmissible BA.5 variant, COVID-19 cases have been steadily rising. Residents six months and older should get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible if they are not already, and those 5 and older should get a booster dose (if you are 50 or older you can get a second booster dose). […]

Tuesday September 20th, 2022 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Cases on the Rise: New Variant, BA.5

COVID-19 Cases are on the Rise

Due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, COVID-19 cases have been steadily rising in Prince George’s County over the last six weeks. Out of an abundance of caution and to help the County avoid rising into the CDC’s “Medium” COVID-19 Community Level, the Prince George’s County Health Department recommends residents ages two and older wear […]

Friday May 20th, 2022 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Cases are on the Rise

FREE Second COVID Booster Shots For 50+ Residents

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 […]

Friday April 1st, 2022 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on FREE Second COVID Booster Shots For 50+ Residents

City Announces Free COVID Test Kits for Residents

The City has started distributing more than 1,000 at-home COVID-19 test kits to City residents in early February. If you are a City resident and would like a FREE COVID-19 At-Home Test Kit, you must fill out the reservation request form here. The form will be active while supplies last; once we run out for […]

Friday February 4th, 2022 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on City Announces Free COVID Test Kits for Residents

Free COVID Vaccination Clinic for Ages 5+

COVID vaccination clinic happening next Monday from 4 PM till 8 PM at College Park Academy. Below is the link to book an appointment. Appointment Booking Link: https://www.marylandvax.org/appointment/en/reg/0057621139

Friday January 21st, 2022 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Free COVID Vaccination Clinic for Ages 5+

FREE COVID-19 Test Kits

The White House is providing four FREE COVID-19 rapid at-home tests test kits to every home in the United States. Those interested in ordering tests must provide a name and residential mailing address. Tests will ship through the mail within 7-12 days of ordering, with no shipping fees. To order your tests, click here.

Thursday January 20th, 2022 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on FREE COVID-19 Test Kits

Great news! Additional COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in College Park

Starting Saturday, January 15 Thanks to MNCPPC, Express Healthcare will be able to expand its services to provide additional rapid and PCR testing in the community at: Wells Ice Rink 5211 Campus Drive College Park, MD 20740. Testing will operate Monday through Friday 8:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 9:00 -7:00 pm. No […]

Friday January 14th, 2022 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Great news! Additional COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in College Park

County to Distribute Free COVID Test Kits

Prince George’s County will begin distributing 25,000 at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits each week through libraries and community centers, beginning tomorrow, Wednesday January 12. Test kits are free and residents must show proof of County residency when picking up a test kit. One test kit, which contains 2 tests, will be distributed per person ages […]

Tuesday January 11th, 2022 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on County to Distribute Free COVID Test Kits

COVID Testing Sites Around College Park

Prince George’s County has an interactive map showing COVID-19 test site locations around the County. The map shows private, county, and state sites, plus sites outside of the county as well.  The following sites are located close to College Park Elaine Ellis Center of Health 10001 Rhode Island Ave., College Park, MD 20740 Appointment required. […]

Sunday January 9th, 2022 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on COVID Testing Sites Around College Park

This Saturday, at 10 am: Family Vaccination Day

Another free Covid-19 vaccine clinic is going to take place at Al-Huda School (5301 Edgewood Rd) this Saturday – January 8th at 10 AM. The clinic is open to all Maryland residents – adults and children 5+. 1st/2nd/booster shots available – Pfizer or Moderna, while supplies last. Please use this link to register: bit.ly/FNVDUS2

Thursday January 6th, 2022 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on This Saturday, at 10 am: Family Vaccination Day

Tomorrow at 10 am: Free Family Vaccination Clinic

Al Huda School at 5301 Edgewood Road is collaborating with Resolve Main street Pharmacy to host this vaccine clinic tomorrow, Saturday. You can register for a first, second or booster shot here: https://bit.ly/FNVDUS.  All residents are welcome. Covid vaccine card for second doses and boosters. No one will be turned away for the Covid vaccine […]

Friday December 17th, 2021 in COVID-19 | Comments Off on Tomorrow at 10 am: Free Family Vaccination Clinic

Emergency Rental Assistance Deadline is December 15

 Please note that the deadline for this assistance is DECEMBER 15. Deadline for New Emergency Rental Assistance Program Applications The Prince George’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) has assisted over 5,200 households, making over $42 million in rent and utility payments to landlords on behalf of tenants since March 2021. These payments have enabled tenants to stay […]

Saturday December 4th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Emergency Rental Assistance Deadline is December 15

Indoor Mask Mandate Extended Until December 9

This Tuesday, Prince George’s County extended the indoor mask mandate until December 9, 2021, or until the County Executive decides to lift the mandate. The Council Resolution 122-2021 gave the following COVID-19 data through October 12, 2021 positive cases in the County: 98,216, approximately 9728 hospitalizations approximately 1646 deaths. infection rate is 3.1% the average […]

Thursday October 28th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Indoor Mask Mandate Extended Until December 9

FREE Pfizer Booster / COVID Vaccine at Duvall Field, Thursday, Oct 7, 11 am-2 pm

The mobile vaccination van for Prince George’s County will be offering the Pfizer booster vaccine as well as COVID vaccines on October 7th – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. You must have received the Pfizer COVID shots to receive the Pfizer booster. COVID-19 Vaccine booster shots are available for the following Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients who completed their initial […]

Tuesday September 28th, 2021 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on FREE Pfizer Booster / COVID Vaccine at Duvall Field, Thursday, Oct 7, 11 am-2 pm