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You may be eligible for COVID-19 Treatment
People who have tested positive for COVID-19 may be able to receive outpatient treatment
to help symptoms and avoid hospitalization. Treatment works best if you begin it soon
after you start feeling symptoms, so get tested right away.
Monoclonal antibody treatment is a one-time IV or injection to help fight COVID-19
while your immune system produces its own antibodies.
Oral antiviral pills are taken for five days and helps stop the virus and keeps it from
replicating, which reduces the amount of virus in your body. There are currently two
authorized pills - paxlovid and molunpiravir.
Both monoclonal antibody and oral antiviral treatments can reduce your risk of becoming
sick from COVID-19 and avoid hospitalization.
COVID-19 treatments are not a substitute for vaccination. COVID-19 vaccination
and booster shots remain the best protection against getting severely sick due to COVID-19.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have tested positive,
talk to your doctor, or call 212-COVID19 (212-268-4319).