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Treatment

COVID-19 Pilot Infusion Treatment

El Paso is providing the new COVID-19 treatment called Bamlanivimab, in an effort to prevent hospitalizations due to the progress of severe symptoms in high risk patients.

El Paso was selected to provide this treatment modality of monoclonal antibody developed by Eli Lilly due to the high number of COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations. El Paso has received a limited number of doses of this new infusion treatment.

Bamlanivimab is not authorized for patients who are already hospitalized or require oxygen therapy due to COVID-19.

The FDA has granted the emergency use of Bamlanivimab, which is medication used for the treatment of COVID-19 in patients who meet the following criteria:

High risk is defined as patients who meet at least one of the following criteria:

Patients who qualify for the treatment receive a one-time intravenous (or IV) dose that takes about 1 hour to infuse. Patients will be required to wait an additional hour to monitor the reaction to the treatment.

Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and meet the criteria may be screened at participating clinics. Participating clinics are currently being brought on board, and will be added to the list below:

Centro San Vicente Clinics

8061 Alameda Ave.

915-859-7545

 

La Fe Care Centers

1505 Mescalero Dr.

915-772-3366

 

Project Vida

3612 Pera Ave.

915-533-7057

 

Texas Tech Clinics – Internal Medicine

4801 Alberta Ave.

915-215-5200

 

Texas Tech Clinics – Kenworthy

9839 Kenworthy St.

915-215-5500

 

Texas Tech Clinics – Trans Mountain

2000-B Trans Mountain Dr.

915-215-8400

 

UMC Neighborhood Center East

1521 Joe Battle Blvd.

915-975-8900

By appointment only

UMC Neighborhood Center Fabens

101 Potasio; Fabens, Texas  

915-975-8900

By appointment only

UMC Neighborhood Center West

6600 N. Desert Blvd.

915-975-8900

By appointment only

UMC Neighborhood Center Ysleta

300 S. Zaragoza Rd.

915-975-8900

By appointment only

Upper Valley Urgent Care Center

121 Redd Rd.

915-584-8882

 

MedPost Cimarron

7480 Paseo del Norte, El Paso, TX 79912

(915) 308-2060

 

MedPost Kenworthy

10765-A Kenworthy St, El Paso, TX 79924

(915) 320-4021

 

MedPost North Zaragoza

1801 N Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, TX 79936

(915) 249-3106

 

MedPost Edgemere Kids

12371 Edgemere Blvd #207, El Paso, TX 79938

(915) 856-0008

 

MedPost Viscount

9100 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925

(915) 594-4475

 

MedPost Sunland Park

601 Sunland Park Dr, El Paso, TX 79912

(915) 577-8223

 

Patients treated with Bamlanivimab should continue to self-isolate and use infection control measures (e.g., wear mask, isolate, social distance, avoid sharing personal items, clean and disinfect “high touch” surfaces, and frequent handwashing) according to Local Health Orders and CDC guidelines.

More information can be found in the Federal Drug Administration’s Fact Sheet (Lea la hoja informativa en español).