WHAT EARLY TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE?

Early intervention with monoclonal antibody therapy can reduce the risk of severe illness and hospitalization for people with COVID-19 who are at high risk of developing more serious illness. Monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy is available in Washington state with a provider’s recommendation for certain high risk individuals.

If you think you might qualify, please speak to your healthcare provider first and get a referral before contacting these sites to arrange an appointment. There is limited capacity at certain sites, and it is preferred that individuals contact these facilities over the phone to arrange an appointment time, in order to limit exposure for staff and other patients.

Find Monoclonal Antibody Treatment

People who have had symptoms for 10 days or less should be referred for treatment by their healthcare providers and directed to available infusion locations.

There is no cost to anyone for the antibodies themselves, but there may be treatment fees. If you do not have insurance, ask the facility if there will be a charge.

Find Oral Antibody Treatment

To receive Paxlovid or Monulpiravir, individuals with COVID-19 require a prescription from a healthcare provider and a lab-confirmed COVID-19 positive test to start treatment withing 5 days of symptom onset. 

Please contact your healthcare provider if you have COVID-19 and would like to receive oral antivirals. 

For more information about early treatment options, please go here

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1. WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINATION
2. WHAT IS A CORONAVIRUS?
3. WHAT ARE SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS?
4. WHERE DID THIS VIRUS COME FROM AND HOW IS IT SPREAD?
5. WHAT IF I HAVE BEEN IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS COVID?
6. HOW MANY COVID-19 CASES ARE THERE IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY?
7. ISN’T THIS VIRUS BASICALLY JUST THE FLU?
8. WHAT IS THE STATUS WITH SCHOOL CLOSURES?
9. ARE PUBLIC GATHERINGS BEING CANCELED?
10. DO PEOPLE NEED TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS/MASKS?
11. HOW DO I SAFELY DISPOSE OF USED FACE MASKS?
12. WHAT ARE THE RULES FOR BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS?
13. WHAT IS SOCIAL/PHYSICAL DISTANCING?
14. DOES THE HEALTH OFFICER REALLY HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO RESTRICT ACTIVITIES?
15. WHO SHOULD BE TESTED?
16. WHAT IF I CAN’T GET AN APPOINTMENT WITH MY PROVIDER?
17. HOW LONG IS SOMEONE CONTAGIOUS?
18. IS THERE A VACCINE FOR 2019 CORONAVIRUS?
19. HOW IS THIS VIRUS TREATED?
20. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I GET SICK?
21. WHAT EARLY TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE?
22. WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT THE SPREAD?
23. WHAT ABOUT PEOPLE WHO ARE IMMUNOCOMPROMISED OR AT HIGHER RISK?
24. SHOULD I KEEP MY KIDS HOME?
25. WHY ISN’T THERE A LIST OF EXPOSURE LOCATIONS?
26. IS IT SAFE TO DONATE BLOOD?
27. IS IT SAFE TO TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY?
28. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION