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    Syringes, vials of COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment.

     

     

    What is an Infusion center?

    An infusion center is an outpatient clinic that is certified to administer infusion therapy. These medical facilities have advanced equipment and competent staff who specialize in infusions. Infusion therapy has traditionally been administered only in hospitals.

     

    What does infusion therapy treat?

    Infusion therapy is usually employed to treat serious or chronic infections that do not respond to oral antibiotics. Cancers and the pain caused by cancers;  diseases of the gastrointestinal tract; dehydration caused by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea; and other serious diseases, such as Crohn's disease, are typical examples. Additional complex illnesses that respond best to intravenous medications include: multiple sclerosis, some forms of arthritis, congestive heart failure and some types of immune deficiency disorders. Certain congenital diseases require intravenous medications as well.

     

    What are the monoclonal antibody treatments?

    Regeneron - Casirivimab and Imdevimab

    Eli Lilly - Bamlanivimab and Etesevimab; EnglishSpanish

    GlaxoSmithKline - Sotrovimab

     

    Are you at high-risk?

    You may be eligible for monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment if you meet the following criteria:

    • Are an adult or pediatric (≥ 12 years of age and weighing at least ≥ 40 kg) patient
    • Have tested positive for COVID-19
    • Are experiencing mild or moderate symptoms of COVID-19
    • Experienced your first symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 10 days
    • Are at high risk for having more serious symptoms of COVID-19 and/or going into the hospital

    People can be at high risk because of many reasons including their age, having an underlying medical condition, and other things. Some of the most common reasons are listed below:

    • Age ≥ 65 years
    • Obesity or being overweight based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clinical growth charts
    • Pregnancy
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Diabetes
    • Immunosuppressive disease or immunosuppressive treatment
    • Heart or circulatory conditions such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, and possibly high blood pressure (hypertension)
    • Chronic lung diseases including COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate to severe), interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Neurodevelopmental disorders such as cerebral palsy
    • Having a medical device (for example, tracheostomy, gastrostomy, or positive pressure ventilation [not related to COVID-19])

     


     

    Tarrant County Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Facilities

    JPS Urgent Care Center
    1500 South Main Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    817-702-1451 (appointment required)

     

    Medical City Healthcare

    Select Medical City Healthcare locations are offering monoclonal antibody infusions, on a very limited basis, to patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have other high-risk factors. Please note: Patients must be referred by a Medical City Healthcare physician.

    For more information, visit the Medical City Healthcare Coronavirus Resource Hub.

     

    North Central Texas COVID-19 Regional Infusion Center
    815 8th Ave
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    800-742-5990
    Regional Infusion Center website

     

    Texas Health Resources

    Texas Health Resources has multiple sites offering monoclonal antibody infusions to patients who meet specific criteria for treatment. In addition to having tested positive for COVID-19, candidates must have other risk factors. A referral by a provider affiliated with Texas Health Resources is required.   

    Find a provider at Texas Health Physicians Group. Additional COVID-19 information and resources.

     


     

    National Monoclonal Antibody Location Map

    Monoclonal antibody therapeutic treatments are shipped nationwide. Patients should coordinate with their respective physician or care provider before contacting a location to receive treatment. The US Department of Health and Human Services has a call center is available to answer questions and provide information related to monoclonal antibody therapeutic treatments at the following phone numbers: 1-877-332-6585 (English Language); 1-877-366-0310 (Spanish Language)

    Map of infusion centers created by the US Department of Health, Human Services
    This page was last modified on September 23, 2021

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