University Health Truman Medical Center is proud to offer COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusions. For more information about the Infusion Center, please call 816-404-0829.
Monoclonal antibodies are proteins that can help your body fight off COVID-19 and reduce the risk of severe disease and hospitalization if administered to high-risk patients soon after diagnosis.
To be eligible, patients need to have:
- A documented positive COVID-19 test
- Mild to moderate symptoms
- A high-risk of more serious symptoms because of factors, such as:
- Age of 65 years or older
- Being overweight with a BMI over 25
- Chronic kidney disease
- Diabetes - Type 1 and Type 2
- Weakened Immune System
- Chronic lung disease
- Sickle cell disease
- Symptoms for 10 days or less
If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19 and are interested in receiving monoclonal antibodies, please call 816-404-0829 to see if you’re eligible.
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