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COVID-19 Testing

Last updated: November 27, 2021

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Anne Arundel County offers testing at no cost. All Tests are PCR tests unless noted otherwise.

  • Symptoms are not required for testing.
  • A doctor’s note is not needed.
  • It is recommended to get tested within 48 hours of symptom onset or 5-7 days after possible exposure.
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  • PCR test results are usually available in three to five days. 
  • COVID-19 Health Information Line: 410-222-7256

Who Should Get Tested 

  • People with symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested within 48 hours of symptom onset regardless of vaccination status.

  • NEW. Fully vaccinated* people who have a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should be tested 5-7 days after exposure, even if they don’t have symptoms, and wear a mask in public indoor settings for a full 14 days from exposure or until they receive a negative test result.

  • Unvaccinated people with a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should quarantine and be tested on the 5th to 7th day of quarantine, even if they don’t have symptoms.

*People are considered fully vaccinated – 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.


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COVID-19 Testing Locations in Anne Arundel County

ALERT: Clinic hours may be limited or canceled due to inclement weather.

Testing Locations – Days and times are in the section below.

Wait times may vary.

Mondays

Annapolis Exchange – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
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Baymeadow Parking Lot – 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Tuesdays

Annapolis Exchange – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
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Wednesdays

Annapolis Exchange – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
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Baymeadow Parking Lot – 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Thursdays

Annapolis Exchange – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Register here

Fridays

Annapolis Exchange – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
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Baymeadow Parking Lot – 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Lula Scott Community Center (backdoor) – 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.

*Private Providers may have additional charges depending on your insurance.

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