Florida Governor: Expanded Monoclonal Antibody Access

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Expanded Monoclonal Antibody Access in Florida with New Monoclonal Antibody Centers

JACKSONVILLE,  FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida is increasing the availability of monoclonal antibody therapies by opening a rapid response unit to administer this lifesaving treatment in Jacksonville. In the coming days, the state will be exploring an additional long-term location at the Jacksonville Public Library, as well as other locations throughout the state.

“I am proud to announce the opening of this rapid response unit to offer lifesaving monoclonal antibody therapies for Floridians,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.  “We also look forward to setting up a long-term site at the Jacksonville Public Library and additional long-term sites across the state.  These treatments have been proven successful, with clinical trials resulting in a 70% reduction in hospitalization and death for COVID patients.”

To find locations to receive monoclonal antibody treatments around the entire state, please visit floridahealthcovid19.gov.