COVID-19 Testing and Antibody Infusion Clinic
Taking Place November 12 to November 19
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District will have COVID-19 testing clinics and one state-run monoclonal antibody therapy clinic available next week. Testing and infusion therapy are offered FREE to the public.
COVID-19 Testing Site:
Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial, 2602 Hospital Boulevard, Monday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Amistad Community Health Center, 1533 South Brownlee Boulevard, only Thursdays, 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. by appointment. To register online, visit www.amistadchc.com/covi19_vaccine/.
Amistad Community Health Center, 814 East Main Avenue, Robstown, only Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. by appointment. To register online, visit www.amistadchc.com/covi19_vaccine/
Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, 2882 Holly Road, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must schedule an appointment by calling (361) 356-9572.
Antibody Infusion Clinic:
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, located at 1213 Terry Shamsie Boulevard in Robstown, seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome at 8:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. If you do not have a primary care physician, you can call the COVID-19 hotline at 800-742-5990, and the staff will evaluate if monoclonal treatment is right for you.
The state infusion clinic at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds will remain open through Friday, November 19, 2021. If Covid-19 cases rise locally, the Public Health District will consider re-opening the Nueces County Infusion Clinic. Follow city social media channels Facebook @citygov and Twitter @cityofcc for updates.
The state of Texas has a mobile infusion clinic providing therapy in people’s homes. The number to call for this service is 1-800-742-5990.
To qualify for Monoclonal Infusion Therapy, you must be 12 years of age or older, weigh at least 88 pounds, have a doctor’s referral, be within ten days of onset symptoms, and have a pulse oxygen level greater than 93%. You must also fall into one or more of these high-risk groups:
- Age 65 or older
- Obese or overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or greater
- Chronic kidney disease
- Cardiovascular disease
- Chronic lung disease
- Moderate to severe asthma
- Sickle cell disease
- Neurodevelopmental disorders