UPDATE COVID-19 Testing and Regeneron Therapy Clinics
Taking Place September 10 to September 17
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District has several locations available next week for COVID-19 testing and Regeneron Infusion Therapy, a treatment for mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms. Testing and infusion therapy are offered FREE to the public.
COVID-19 Testing Sites:
Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial, 2606 Hospital Boulevard, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Regeneron Infusion Clinics:
Physicians’ West Plaza, 2601 Hospital Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Call the COVID hotline at (361) 561-1101 to schedule an appointment. The hotline is available Monday through Friday only.
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. To schedule an appointment, call the hotline at (800) 742-5990.
To qualify for Regeneron Infusion Therapy, you must be 12 years of age or older, weigh at least 88 pounds, and have a doctor’s referral. If you do not have a primary care physician, you can call the COVID hotline # at (361) 561-1101, and the staff will evaluate if monoclonal treatment is right for you.
Patients seeking treatment also need to fall into one or more 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
*If you do not have a primary care physician, you can call the COVID hotline # at (361) 561-1101and staff will evaluate if monoclonal treatment is right for you.