COVID-19 Regional Infusion Center now open in Fort Worth

Published on August 20, 2021

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Several agencies have partnered with Cook Children’s Medical Center to create a state-funded Regional Infusion Center in Fort Worth. This site will accept patient referrals from health care providers to help administer COVID-19 therapeutics quickly and safely with the goal of preventing patients from needing hospitalization.

Patients must be referred by a physician; patients cannot refer themselves. There is no walk-in availability; all treatments must be scheduled in advance.

The Regional Infusion Center uses the monoclonal antibody treatment Regeneron.

This is a state-funded operation. There is no cost to the patient or referring provider. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

Frequently asked questions

Q. How do I get access to the Regional Infusion Center?

A. Visit a physician to see if you are eligible for Regeneron infusion. You can be referred for infusion by a primary care physician, freestanding emergency department or hospital.

Q: What documentation do I need to get the infusion?

A: You will need to provide a government-issued photo identification.

Q: What happens after a physician submits a patient referral?

A: An infusion center representative will contact the patient to schedule the infusion appointment.

Q: I’m a physician. How do I refer patients to the center?

A: Call the Infusion Hotline at-800-742-5990 or find documents online. 

Q: What is the daily capacity of the regional infusion center?

A: The Fort Worth Infusion Center can support 90 infusions daily with a plan to increase when this capacity is met.

 

 

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