Yes! For people with certain underlying medical conditions, treatment with monoclonal antibodies is safe and effective at preventing hospitalization. This treatment is free though NYC Health + Hospitals, even if you do not have insurance.
When you get sick, your body makes antibodies to fight the infection. Monoclonal antibodies mimic your body’s natural response to fighting an infection.
Monoclonal antibody treatment is only available for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have symptoms like fever, cough, trouble breathing, loss of taste or smell, body aches, or headache.
To see if you qualify, use the link below to access the screening tool and simply answer a few questions.
Monoclonal Antibody Eligibility Screening Tool:
If you qualify, you can connect to Virtual ExpressCare for a phone or video visit, or you can call ( ) and press 9.
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The treatment works best if you get it as soon as you start to feel sick, so please call today!