MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced the opening of different monoclonal antibody attraction halfway connected Friday.
This 1 is successful Bonita Springs.
DeSantis has spent the week announcing the opening of monoclonal antibody attraction centers crossed the authorities including 1 successful Broward County, astatine C.B. Smith Park successful Pembroke Pines.
DeSantis said the attraction tin assistance support radical retired of hospitals aft they are infected with the microorganism but those seeking attraction person to qualify.
“The bulk of radical who get admitted to the infirmary for COVID, implicit 90 percent, did not get a monoclonal antibody attraction aboriginal connected successful their infection,” DeSantis said connected Friday.
Monoclonal antibodies are man-made proteins that enactment similar quality antibodies successful the immune system.
The authorities is utilizing Regeneron which the FDA has authorized for exigency use arsenic post-exposure prevention for COVID-19. However, the FDA says Regeneron is not a substitute for vaccination against COVID-19.
The attraction provides a temporary, but contiguous boost to the immune strategy which tin assistance trim chances that a diligent volition make superior complications.
Regeneron is delivered intravenously oregon by injection and the attraction is free.
21 attraction sites are expected to beryllium unfastened passim the authorities by adjacent week.
If you suffice for treatment, visit patientportalfl.com to marque an appointment.
More accusation and a representation of different monoclonal antibody sites is disposable at floridahealthcovid19.gov. You tin besides telephone 850-344-9637.