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Leon County Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Site Closes November 12

By Pamela Saulsby

November 09, 2021

Leon County Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Site Closes November 12 

November 8, 2021

 

LEON COUNTY MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY THERAPY TREATMENT SITE UPDATE

 

Tallahassee, Fla. — The State of Florida successfully deployed and expanded state-run, lifesaving monoclonal antibody therapy treatment sites statewide. Throughout this process, the State has worked with a robust network of community partners to ensure the health care sector is equipped to administer monoclonal antibody therapy treatment to Floridians.

 

To support this transition of monoclonal antibody therapy treatment administration to locally operated providers, the state-supported monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site at Governor’s Square Mall, 1500 Apalachee Parkway in Leon County, will close on November 12, 2021.

 

Alternative monoclonal antibody therapy treatment locations in this area are listed below:

 

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital         

1300 Miccosukee Rd

Tallahassee, Florida

 

Capital Regional Medical Center       

2626 Capital Medical Blvd

Tallahassee, Florida

 

CDR Health in Tallahassee

1981 Capital Circle Ne

Tallahassee, Florida

 

Tallahassee Primary Care Associates

1803 Miccosukee Commons Drive

Tallahassee, Florida

 

The Florida Department of Health will continue to allocate doses of monoclonal antibodies to health care providers with high utilization rates and will ensure inventory levels meet county demand.

 

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Treatment Locator:

 

Monoclonal antibody therapy treatment locations can be found at FloridaHealthCOVID19.gov and by using the National Infusion Center Association’s treatment locator.

 

 

 

 

Benefits of Treatment:

 

Monoclonal antibodies help the immune system recognize and respond effectively to the COVID-19 virus.

 

Monoclonal antibody therapy treatment is for individuals who have contracted or been exposed to COVID-19. Monoclonal antibody therapy treatment can prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death in high-risk patients who have contracted COVID-19. Specifically, it:

  • Reduces the risk of death/hospitalization by 70%-85%.
  • Reduces the risk of developing symptomatic disease by over 80%.

 

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About the Florida Department of Health

 

The Florida Department of Health, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

 

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To learn more about DOH Leon programs and services, visit http://leon.floridahealth.gov/