Wheaton Testing Site Now Open Twice a Week

Montgomery County Health and Human Services will now offer free COVID-19 testing at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center twice a week.

The site has been operating on Wednesdays since it opened in May, but will now administer tests on Fridays as well to give residents additional opportunities to get checked. Tests are by appointment only. The center is located at 11701 Georgia Ave.

The Department has been offering testing to residents who may have come in contact with the virus but are asymptomatic, as well as those required by work to get checked. They offer additional testing on Mondays in the Regal Theater’s parking garage in Germantown and on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the White Oak Vehicle Emission Inspection Program site—located at 20010 Century Blvd. and 2121 Industrial Parkway, respectively. Appointments are required at all locations. Those who want to be tested can call the helpline at 240-777-1755 any day of the week between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Other county testing sites that have opened recently include:

  • Kaiser Permanente is offering drive-up testing at their Gaithersburg and Kensington locations by appointment for members who’ve been referred by a doctor.
  • Ultracare Pharmacy in Germantown is offering testing, by appointment, three days a week.

Additional COVID-19 Testing Location Now Available in Germantown

More information on testing and locations for Montgomery County can be found here.

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About Tori Bergel

Tori Bergel was a summer 2020 intern at Montgomery Community Media. At the time, she was a rising senior within the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.


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