Update for Montgomery County Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Center

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
  • Diabetes
  • Immunosuppressed or receiving immunosuppressive treatment
  • 55 years of age or old with cardiovascular disease, hypertension or COPD

 

 

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