Caldwell Medical Center has been named a Regional COVID-19 Antibody Administration Center by Gov. Andy Beshear during a news conference Sept. 30. CMC is one of 50 regional antibody administration centers in the state.

On Oct. 1, CMC began administering COVID-19 Monoclonal antibody therapy to individuals with COVID-19. Monoclonal antibody therapy can be effective at decreasing hospitalization rates and progression to severe disease and death for patients with mild to moderate COVID-19, according to a news release.

The COVID-19 antibody administration center will be open from 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed on weekends and holidays. The clinic is equipped to offer up to 80 treatments per day to positive COVID-19 patients.

Screening criteria to receive treatment: positive COVID-19 test result is not greater than 10 days old. Symptoms onset no longer than 10 days. This includes pediatric patients age 12-17 or greater than 88 pounds.

• Patients are required to submit proof of positive COVID-19 test to their primary care provider or to Caldwell Medical CAAC scheduler prior to being scheduled.

• Proof of positive COVID-19 test or order for Monoclonal antibody therapy from a primary care provider can be faxed to 855-509-0205.

• Patient will call 270-365-0428 to set up an appointment to receive the Monoclonal antibody therapy once positive test or order is received.

• At home COVID-19 test will not be accepted.

For more information regarding the COVID-19 Monoclonal antibody therapy, contact 270-365-0428.