COVID-19 Treatment Information

Due to the complexity of prescribing treatments, The Family Health Centers can only provide COVID-19 treatments such as Paxlovid following a visit to our Respiratory Clinic at 206 Asheland Avenue, or, after a Telehealth visit.

PAXLOVID is an investigational medicine used to treat mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and children [12 years of age and older weighing at least 88 pounds (40 kg)] with positive results of a COVID-19 test.

To quality for COVID-19 treatments such as Paxlovid, patients must meet at least one of the following eligibility determinations:

  • 65 years or older
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic lung diseases
  • Chronic liver diseases
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes mellitus, type 1 and type 2
  • Disabilities*
  • Heart conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies)
  • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
  • Immunocompromised condition or weakened immune system
  • Mental health disorders
  • Neurologic conditions limited to dementia
  • Obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m2)
  • Primary Immunodeficiencies
  • Pregnancy and recent pregnancy
  • Physical inactivity
  • Smoking, current and former
  • Solid organ or hematopoietic cell transplantation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Use of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive medications

Paxlovid treatment must start within five days of the onset of COVID-19 symptoms to be effective.