Monoclonal Antibody Therapy




Palomar Health is offering FREE infusion therapy to treat certain COVID-19 positive patients with monoclonal antibodies (mAb). All treatments will be provided at no cost to the patient regardless of insurance or immigration status.

Call (619) 685-2500 to see if you qualify!

What is monoclonal anitbody treatment?
Monoclonal antibodies are manmade versions of the antibodies that our bodies naturally make to fight viruses, such as COVID-19. Clinical trials have shown it reduces COVID-19-related hospitalization and emergency room visits. This treatment has been authorized for emergency use by the FDA to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 positive patients who are at high risk developig severe symptoms. Treatments are given through intravenous (IV) infusion using a small needle through a vein in your arm. The infusion can take 2-3 hours, though times may vary. 

Eligible patients must meet the following criteria for treatment:

 

1. Positive COVID-19 test
2. Currently experiencing mild to moderate symptoms
3. Less than 10 days since symptoms started (ideally <72 hours)
4. High-risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms
5. Not receiving supplemental oxygen for COVID-19 
6. Age 12 and over and weighing 88 lbs with a referral (those 65 and older can self-refer - call today!)


If you are interested in being treated, ask your doctor for a referral. If you do not have a doctor, visit our Find a Doctor page or call 2-1-1 for help finding a doctor.

For more information and to see if you qualify, call (619) 685-2500.