CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District will have COVID-19 testing clinics and a state-run monoclonal antibody therapy clinic available next week. Testing and infusion therapy are offered FREE to the public.
COVID-19 test site:
Christ Spohn Hospital Memorial, 2602 Hospital Boulevard, Mondays and Thursdays, 9am to 2pm
Registration is preferred but not required. To register online, go to the city’s website at www.cctexas.com/coronavirus and then click on “COVID-19 TESTING Registration”.
Amistad Community Health Center, 1533 South Brownlee Boulevard, Thursdays only from 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM by appointment. To register online, visit www.amistadchc.com/covi19_vaccine/.
Amistad Community Health Center, 814 East Main Avenue, Robstown, Tuesdays only, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM by appointment. To register online, visit www.amistadchc.com/covi19_vaccine/
Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, 2882 Holly Road, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Must schedule an appointment by calling (361) 356-9572.
Antibody Infusion Clinic:
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, located at 1213 Terry Shamsie Boulevard in Robstown, open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome at 8:00am, 12:00pm and 4:00pm. If you do not have a primary care physician, please call the COVID-19 hotline at 800-742-5990, and staff will assess whether monoclonal treatment is right for you.
The state infusion clinic at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds will remain open through Friday, November 19, 2021. If the number of Covid-19 cases increases locally, the Public Health District will consider reopening the Nueces County Infusion Clinic. Follow the city’s social media channels Facebook @citygov and Twitter @cityofcc for updates.
The state of Texas has a mobile infusion clinic that provides therapy in people’s homes. The number to call for this service is 1-800-742-5990.
To be eligible for monoclonal infusion therapy, you must be 12 years of age or older, weigh at least 88 pounds, have a referral from a physician, be within 10 days of the onset of symptoms, and have a wrist oxygen level greater than 93%. You must also fall into one or more of these risk groups:
- Age 65 or older
- Obesity or overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or higher
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- diabetes mellitus
- Weakened immune system
- cardiovascular disease
- Chronic lung disease
- Moderate to severe asthma
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Neurodevelopmental Disorders
For more information, visit www.cctexas.com/coronavirus and www.nuecesknows.com.