ExpressCare can help you get care and treatment for COVID-19 while avoiding crowded healthcare settings and limiting your exposure to others. Our providers will work with you to find the right care and treatment options.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.
Common symptoms include:
Most people with COVID-19 experience mild symptoms and will be able to recover at home. People who test positive for COVID-19 and are at highest risk of severe illness, can access treatments to reduce the chances of hospitalization or death from the disease. COVID-19 treatments work best when started within days after you first develop symptoms. If you think you may have COVID-19, ExpressCare can help you access care and treatment today.
With ExpressCare, you can access care and treatment options for COVID-19, and we will help you with everything you need in the process. ExpressCare can also help you get access to COVID-19 testing and vaccinations. If you tested positive for COVID-19, our providers will assess you and guide you on what to do next to get healthy.
If you are at higher risk of severe illness disease COVID-19, ExpressCare providers can help you to find the COVID-19 treatment option that is best for you to get you onto the road to recovery.
New Yorkers who test positive for COVID-19 can now seek new treatments that help prevent severe disease. COVID-19 treatments work best when you receive them as soon as possible after becoming sick, so it’s important to get tested and talk to an ExpressCare provider right away to find the treatment that is best for you. Each of these lifesaving treatments have been proven to be effective against COVID-19 and can reduce the risk of hospitalization or death due to COVID-19. There are currently two types of treatment options available:
Monoclonal antibody treatment, when given soon after positive COVID-19 diagnosis, help fight infection and shorten recovery time by stopping the virus from spreading in your body. Available as a one-time infusion treatment that is offered at NYC Health + Hospitals in-person centers.
Oral antivirals, when given soon after positive COVID-19 diagnosis to help fight infection and shorten recovery time, by stopping the virus from multiplying in your body. Available in pill/caplet for home delivery in New York City or at the pharmacy of your choice.