The Importance of Timely Use of COVID-19 Therapeutics

Title
The Importance of Timely Use of COVID-19 Therapeutics
Memo #
QSO-23-03-All
Posting Date
2022-11-22
Summary
• Providers and suppliers, especially those delivering care in congregate care settings, should ensure their patients and residents are protected against transmission of COVID-19 within their facilities, as well as receiving appropriate treatment when tested positive for the virus. • Further, all providers and suppliers should continue to implement appropriate infection control protocols for COVID-19 (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control.html) and Influenza (https://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/infectioncontrol/index.htm). • This memo discusses the importance of the timely use of available COVID-19 therapeutics, particularly for high-risk patients who test positive for the virus.