MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Another state-run monoclonal antibody attraction tract volition unfastened connected Saturday successful South Florida. This 1 volition beryllium located astatine Tropical Park successful Southwest Miami-Dade.
Governor Ron DeSantis has spent the week criss-crossing the authorities to denote the openings of these centers, which usage Regeneron to dainty COVID-19 infected patients.
The different South Florida determination is C.B. Smith Park successful Pembroke Pines.
And conscionable similar the Broward location, the Miami-Dade attraction halfway volition beryllium unfastened 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Each tract tin dainty up to 300 patients a day.
Monoclonal antibodies are man-made proteins that enactment similar quality antibodies successful the immune system.
The FDA authorized Regeneron for emergency use arsenic post-exposure prevention for COVID-19 successful November. However, the FDA says Regeneron is not a substitute for vaccination against COVID-19 and inactive urges each eligible radical to get vaccinated.
The attraction provides a temporary, but contiguous boost to the immune strategy which tin assistance trim chances that a diligent volition make superior complications.
It’s administered to patients with mild to mean COVID-19 symptoms successful adults and pediatric patients (12 years of property oregon older), and who are astatine precocious hazard for progressing to terrible COVID-19. This includes those who are 65 years oregon older who person definite chronic aesculapian conditions. High hazard patients see the those who are elderly, immunocompromised, morbidly obese, endure from bosom disease, chronic kidney disease, lung conditions and sickle cell.
The Regeneron cocktail, erstwhile fixed wrong 10 days of archetypal symptoms, have been shown to chopped rates of hospitalization and decease by astir 70%, and tin trim the accidental of corruption among a patient’s household members by much than 80%. However, it cannot beryllium utilized connected patients who are already hospitalized with COVID-19 oregon are connected oxygen therapy.
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.