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Pima County Health begins free test to treat program

County begins free test to treat program
The Pima County Health Department is offering a free test to treat program. At its East Clinic, 6920 E. Broadway, people who test positive for COVID-19 and meet eligibility requirements will be prescribed free antiviral pills.
Posted at 11:52 AM, Jun 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-23 14:52:14-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Pima County Health Department is offering a free test to treat program.

At its East Clinic, 6920 E. Broadway, people who test positive for COVID-19 and meet eligibility requirements will be prescribed free antiviral pills.

The clinic is open for the program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

To be eligible for the program, patients must bet 12 or older, weigh at least 88 pounds, have mild to moderate symptoms and have a high risk of severe COVID-10 sickness.

For more information on where to get tested in Pima County, click here.

For more information on COVID-19 treatment, click here.

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