August 09, 2021
TriStar Health is offering Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy to non-hospitalized patients who are at least 12-years-old and are high-risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. The treatment is being administered at TriStar Century Farms ER, located at 2127 Century Farms Parkway, Antioch, TN 37013.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of REGEN-COV (casirivimab and imdevimab) for non-hospitalized patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 with symptom onset in the last 10 days or are a household member in close contact to a COVID-19 positive individual that is not fully vaccinated or not expected to mount an adequate immune response. The drug is administered through outpatient IV infusion.
Some of the high-risk conditions that may be eligible for this treatment include:
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Immunosuppressive Disorder
- Heart Disease
- Active Cancer
- ***This is not an extensive list. Please talk to your physician to determine eligibility.
Patients must have a physician referral and meet eligibility requirements to be considered for the treatment. The outpatient infusion is given over the course of 30 minutes, followed by an hour of observation.
The medication is not authorized for patients who:
- Are hospitalized due to COVID-19
- Require oxygen therapy due to COVID-19
- Require oxygen due to another underlying medical condition
If you are interested in this treatment, please reach out to your primary care physician or call TriStar Medline at (833) 582-1974 for more information.
Treatment appointments are available Tuesday – Friday from 8:30am – 11:50am.