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Therapeutic infusion center for outpatient COVID-19 cases established in Austin

Posted at 3:06 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 16:08:45-05

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) has established a COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Austin to treat outpatient cases of COVID-19, Governor Greg Abbott announced Monday.

The center will treat patients who meet certain criteria and have a referral from a hospital or doctor with Regeneron.

The infusion center has been established through a partnership with TDEM, Travis County, the City of Austin, and the Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council.

"This infusion center will help us expand access to therapeutic treatments for COVID-19 in the Austin community," said Governor Abbott. "Reducing hospitalizations is a crucial component of our response to COVID-19, and we will continue to work with our local partners to ensure they have the resources they need to keep their communities safe."

The center will begin accepting patients Wednesday, January 6.