There are now free monoclonal antibody treatment sites near Sebastian for people who have been exposed or have COVID-19. The treatment can prevent hospitalization or death in high-risk patients with COVID-19.
The monoclonal antibody treatment is available for anyone at least 12 years old who has contracted or been exposed to COVID-19 and is at high risk for severe illness. This treatment showed a 70% reduction in hospitalization and deaths during clinical trials.
High-risk patients who have been exposed to COVID-19 can receive temporary immunity with this treatment to decrease their odds of catching the infection by more than 80%. Treatment is free, and vaccination status does not matter.
The people who will benefit the most from monoclonal antibody treatments are in these high-risk groups:
- Elderly (50 and older)
- Overweight (BMI of 25 or higher)
- Compromised immune system
- Problems with heart, lungs, kidneys
Treatment centers closest to Indian River County – Sebastian, Florida
Brevard County –
- Kiwanis Island Park
- 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road
- Merritt Island, Florida 32952
- Hours: 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
St Lucie County –
- Havert L. Fenn Center
- 2000 Virginia Ave
- Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
- Hours: 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m.
To make an appointment at either of these locations, visit the CDR Health Pro website. For all of the other Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Treatment sites in Florida, visit the Florida Health Covid-19 website.