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Rapid COVID-19 Testing in Maryland

Last updated: September 27, 2021

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Many of us are familiar with the molecular COVID-19 test, also known as a PCR or viral test, which provides results within a week or sometimes as quickly as 48 hours. Molecular tests detect the genetic material of a current and active virus.

A much quicker test, or rapid test, is now available at select locations. Antigen tests detect specific proteins on the surface of a current and active virus. Although they are less sensitive to the virus than molecular tests, health care providers often use these tests because they can provide same day results. A follow-up molecular (PCR) test may be recommended to confirm results.

Rapid tests are provided at the following private locations. Availability of supplies is subject to change. Private providers may have additional charges depending on your insurance.

American Family Care Urgent Care

Walk-in and drive-through available, appointment preferred. Register here

All patients are assessed before testing based on symptoms or exposure. For more information, call 410-956-3394.

3059 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

85 Stewart Drive (Drive-Through Only)
Edgewater, MD 21037
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Baltimore Highlands Pharmacy
Appointment preferred. Walk-ins available. Call for an appointment or register online. Out-of-pocket cost, some insurance accepted.

4109 Annapolis Road
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cian Diagnostics (Annapolis)

Cost free. Rapid Testing.

29 St. Johns Street (Corner of Bladen and Calvert Streets)
Annapolis, MD 21401
Parking available at Gotts Garage and Whitmore Garage
Monday and Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Chesapeake Urgent Care/First Call Medical Center

Rapid and PCR tests. Check with insurance prior to visit to ensure coverage. Bring ID and insurance information.
No appointment needed. Lines may close early due to volume.

1071 MD-3 North, Suite 101
Gambrills, MD 21054
Open every day: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Rapid test results available within hours.
Online Appointments Only.
For Rapid or PCR testing:

Global Pain Management

No cost. Rapid test results available within hours. PCR results available within 2-4 days. Bring ID and insurance information.
No appointment necessary.

8055 Ritchie Highway, Suite 105
Pasadena, MD 21122
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Health Releaf

Cost free. Rapid, PCR and antibody testing.
Appointment required.

3179 Braverton Street
Edgewater, MD 21037
Monday-Friday (Except Tuesday): 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Patient First
Symptomatic patients only.
Walk-in, no appointment necessary. Results in approximately 20 minutes.

8:00 a.m. – 10 p.m.
All clinics open every day, including weekends and holidays.

2051 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

7116 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

3357 B Corridor Marketplace
Laurel, MD 20724

1110 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113

8105 Ritchie Highway
Pasadena, MD 21122

PriorityCare Urgent Care
Call for an appointment. Covered by most insurance plans, but self-pay options available for those without insurance.
Results within 15 minutes.

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Weekends: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Severna Park
550 Ritchie Highway, Suite K
Severna Park, MD 21146

3720 Washington Blvd., Suite 100
Halethorpe, MD 21227

Sameday Health

Appointment required: Click here to make an appointment.

Check with insurance prior to visit to ensure coverage.
Results within 30 minutes.

Open every day: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Sankofa Health
Appointment preferred. Walk-ins available. Out-of-pocket cost. Most insurance is accepted.

300 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Seven2Seven Medical Services

Appointment required. Call for an appointment.

7678 Quarterfield Road, Suite 201
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Soleil Pharmacy
Out-of-pocket cost. The patient is responsible to address cost with insurance company.
Appointment required. Same-day results.

801 Landmark Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Wellness NPs
Appointment required. Call or schedule online for an appointment. No out-of-pocket cost with insurance or federal program for qualified uninsured.

372 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707
Monday – Thursday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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