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Monoclonal Antibody Sites in Palm Beach County​


Westgate Park and Recreation Center
3691 Oswego Ave.
West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
To make an appointment, click here.

The monoclonal antibody treatments are available to individuals 12 years of age and older who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 and are at high risk for severe illness and hospitalization. The monoclonal antibody treatments are available at no cost to eligible individuals.

The antibodies help the immune system recognize and respond effectively to the virus. According to the treatment guidelines, they should be administered as soon as possible after diagnosis.



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For Immediate Release: August 12, 2021


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

~ Monoclonal antibody strike teams will deploy directly to long-term care facilities ~


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, 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 [t.e2ma.net]

To see the full video from the event, please click HERE [t.e2ma.net]

Additionally, monoclonal antibody strike teams are being developed to bring treatment directly to Florida's vulnerable populations in long-term care facilities. Rather than having nursing home residents leave the facility to receive monoclonal antibody therapy, these teams will deploy to them to provide treatment.

“The Division of Emergency Management is proud to join Governor DeSantis and the Florida Department of Health to secure access to the monoclonal antibody treatment throughout the state for Floridians," said Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie. “Under Governor DeSantis' leadership, we are committed to working alongside DOH as we continue to identify and deploy all available resources for the treatment of COVID-19 to local governments and hospitals."

"These monoclonal antibody therapy sites will expand access to proven effective COVID-19 treatment," said FDEM Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kenneth Scheppke. “The treatment reduces severe illness, hospitalization and death risk by 70%, and reduces the odds of household contacts developing COVID-19 by 82%. Monoclonal antibody therapy helps prevent the COVID-19 virus from attaching to human cells, and is effective against variants of concern, including the Delta variant. Thank you to Governor DeSantis for his continued dedication to innovative and multi-faceted solutions as we have responded to COVID-19."

Monoclonal antibody treatments can be prescribed by health care providers to individuals 12 years of age and older who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 and are at high risk for severe illness and hospitalization. The antibodies help the immune system recognize and respond effectively to the virus. 

According to the treatment guidelines [t.e2ma.net], they should be administered as soon as possible after diagnosis, and within 10 days of symptom onset. By providing access to these treatments at these new sites, Governor DeSantis is alleviating demand on hospital resources and further making sure that Floridians have access to all potential treatments that can help them recover from COVID-19.

Governor DeSantis and the Florida Department of Health continue to encourage Floridians to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out where the vaccine is offered HERE [t.e2ma.net]

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Testing Sites

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FDOH Lake Worth Health Center​

1250 Southwinds Drive
Lantana, FL 33462
Over 2 years old; with or without symptoms
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm​​


FDOH​ Palm Beach County C.L. Brumback Health Center

38754 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430 (near the county jail)
Any age; with or without symptoms
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am ​
(unless closed for a holiday)​


FAU Tech Runway

901 NW 35th Street​
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Residents should enter the testing site from Spanish River Boulevard.
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site


Gaines Park

1501 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ​
Saturday - Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site​​


Gardens Branch - PBC Libraries

11303 Campus Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site​​


Lakeside Medical Center

39200 Hooker Hwy
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site​​


​Mid County Senior Center -
​Main Auditorium

3680 Lake Worth Road
Palm Springs, FL 33461
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm


South County Civic Center

16700 Jog Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing site​​



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