Monoclonal Antibody Therapy (MAb)

Used For Treatment Of COVID-19 And Prevention Of COVID-19 After Exposure (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) In Qualifying People

Clinic Hours (By Appointment Only)

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday

What are monoclonal antibodies and what are they used for?

Monoclonal antibodies are indicated for patients age 12 and older weighing at least 40 kg with a positive SARS-COV2 test and mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms and at high risk for severe complications from COVID-19

Patients who have been exposed to a patient that tested positive and are either not vaccinated or not expected to mount a full immune response and at high risk for severe complications from COVID-19.

These treatments may be administered in Towncrest Pharmacy’s mobile treatment unit or at the patient’s home.

Please call Towncrest Pharmacy to discuss if this treatment is right for you

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Who is eligible for Monoclonal Antibody Therapy? Different for Treatment and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

General Eligibility Requirements:

  • - Are 12 years of age or older. (REQUIRED)
  • - Weigh at least 88 pounds. (REQUIRED)

1. Treatment of COVID-19: Additional Requirements

The treatment is recommended for COVID-19 positive individuals within 10 days of symptom onset AND who have a confirmed positive COVID-19 test and are at increased risk of hospitalization from COVID-19.

2. Post Exposure Prophylaxis (Prevention after Exposure) of COVID-19: Additional Requirements

Eligible individuals include those who have been exposed to COVID-19 or who live in a congregate setting and are at high risk of exposure AND are not fully vaccinated or are immunocompromised and are not expected to have an adequate immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Emergency Use Authorization for REGEN-COV

For Healthcare Providers Ordering Antibody Therapy for COVID-19

Due to a change in scope of practice, prescriptive authority of monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19 was extended to pharmacists. As a result, a physician order is no longer required.

If you have a patient who is needing treatment or post-exposure prophylaxis that you would like to refer, Please send a copy of a positive COVID-19 test and patient insurance information via email to or fax it to 319-337-5271

If you would like to schedule an appointment for a homebound patient, please contact the pharmacy to notify us of this and we will make arrangements for this.

Monoclonal antibody treatment and post-exposure prophylaxis is by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy is administered at Towncrest Pharmacy (Iowa City)