Public Health Update

MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Joseph

MEDIA LINE: 719-583-4526

EMAIL: [email protected]us

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Now Available in Pueblo

Antibody Treatment Provides Help to Pueblo County Residents with COVID-19

Pueblo, CO – Antibody treatment is available in Pueblo County for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at high risk of severe illness. You may be eligible if you have tested positive for COVID-19, have mild to moderate symptoms and are at high risk of developing severe illness; or if you are not fully vaccinated, have been exposed to COVID-19, and are at risk of developing severe illness. Contact your doctor or health care provider to find out if you are eligible.

The following are High Risk Conditions of Severe Illness

  • Older age (65 or older)
  • Obesity or being overweight
  • Pregnancy
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Immunosuppressive disease or immunosuppressive treatment
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Medical-related technological dependence

Additional information is available at primary care providers or covid19.colorado.gov/for-coloradans/covid-19-treatments.
 

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