Trinity Health in Minot is now offering BAM treatments for COVID
Have you recently tested positive for COVID-19 and have a medical condition that puts you at a higher risk for serious complications? Individuals who answered ‘yes’ are encouraged to contact their health care provider as soon as possible and discuss treatment options including monoclonal antibodies infusion. Trinity Health in Minot has opened an outpatient infusion clinic for administering Bamlanivimab, or BAM, a monoclonal antibody therapeutic.
The treatment is appropriate for individuals age 65 and older who test positive for COVID-19, are not hospitalized and are not receiving extra oxygen, as well as for individuals age 55 and older who test positive and also have heart disease, high blood pressure or certain lung conditions.
Individuals age 12 and older who have additional risk factors, including obesity, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and weak immune systems may also benefit from the treatment.
Don’t wait, call your doctor today for more information and to discuss treatment options.