Maryland using emission inspection sites as drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations

Maryland is using vehicle emission inspection sites as drive-thru testing locations.

These new sites opened Wednesday and are run by the Maryland Health Department.

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Officials say these sites are already designed for cars to easily drive-thru for vehicle inspections, so they were easily converted for COVID-19 testing sites.

The three locations that are open are in Glen Burnie, Waldorf and Bel Air.

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An appointment is needed, and not everyone will be tested who arrives at these sites,

For more information on how you can get an appointment, head to