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COVID-19 testing now available at Patient First in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Patient First is now providing COVID-19 virus testing at its Nottingham/White Marsh location at 4924 Campbell Boulevard (21236). Testing is available only at designated Patient First testing centers and is by appointment only. The test that is offered is the RT-PCR (Reverse Transcriptase – Polymerase Chain Reaction) molecular diagnostic test. The test sample is collected at Patient First and …


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Walk-in COVID-19 antibody testing now available at all Patient First locations

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Area residents can now walk in to any Patient First Medical Center for COVID-19 antibody testing. No appointment is needed, and the cost is covered by most insurance plans, officials said on Thursday.  The antibody test is helpful to determine whether or not someone previously had COVID-19. The test is suitable for those who believe they may have had …


Governor Hogan announces new drive-thru COVID-19 Carroll County testing site

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that the state will further expand its drive-thru COVID-19 testing program by opening a new site on Thursday, May 14 at the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster. The Ag Center site will be the first state-sponsored, community-based testing site in Carroll County, increasing the testing options available to area residents. Governor Hogan …

Governor Hogan acts to address COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes, gives update on unemployment website [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced an expanded testing strategy and aggressive new actions to address outbreaks of COVID-19 at poultry processing plants and nursing homes in Maryland. As Maryland continues to plan for the recovery phase, the state will target and isolate outbreaks and clusters of cases, redouble attention and resources on hotspot areas, and increase mitigation efforts …

Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Perry Hall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Drive-up COVID-19 testing is now available by appointment in Perry Hall. Patient First now provides drive-up COVID-19 testing at its locations along Belair Road in Perry Hall and on Crain Highway in Waldorf.  Testing is by appointment only. All Patient First locations, including the designated testing centers, remain open on a walk-in basis from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., …