TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Three Maryland counties on Tuesday announced they are clean out of rapid COVID-19 tests as people rush to get tested amid a surge in cases.
The surge, propelled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, led to record positivity and hospitalizations in Maryland. As of Tuesday morning, the percentage of people testing positive is 17.58%, and hospitalizations topped 1,800.READ MORE: Baltimore Man, 42, Charged With Murder In Deadly Stabbing
Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties said they are out of COVID-19 home tests, and none of the counties have hinted at when a restock is in sight.
Find state-provided COVID-19 testing sites here.
County-provided PCR tests, which yield results within one to three days, remain available in each county. Here’s where to find them:
Liberty Family Resource Center: Open Monday and Friday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 3525 Resource Drive Randallstown, Maryland 21133
Drumcastle Government Center: Open Tuesday and Thursday 4 to 6:30 p.m. 6401 York Road Baltimore, Maryland 21121READ MORE: Memorial Service Scheduled For Baltimore Firefighters Killed In Collapse
Dundalk Health Center: Open Wednesday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m 7700 Dunmanway Dundalk, Maryland 21222
Baymeadow Parking Lot: Open Monday and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Annapolis Exchange: Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Lula Scott Community Center (backdoor): Mondays 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
Ascend One Building: Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 8930 Stanford Blvd. Columbia, MD 21045
Mobile Testing: Open seven days a week, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Click here for the complete schedule and locations.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Gov. Hogan Declares State Of Emergency In Eastern Shore Counties Ahead Of Winter Storm