FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 23, 2021
Update for Montgomery County Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Center
Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Montgomery County continues to partner with the Texas Department of State Health Services to provide Covid-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusions at the Regional Infusion Center in Shenandoah.
Covid-19 positive individuals that are referred by their physician for an infusion should call 1-800-742-5990 to make an appointment to receive an infusion.
Covid-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatments are in limited supply. In order to be eligible to receive a Covid-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusion you must be a high risk Covid-19 positive patient with less than 10 days from the onset of symptoms.
High risk adult Covid-19 patients are defined as those who meet one or more of the following criteria:
- 65 years of age or older
- BMI equal to or greater than 35
- Chronic kidney disease
- Immunosuppressed or receiving immunosuppressive treatment
- 55 years of age or old with cardiovascular disease, hypertension or COPD