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LAC DPH COVID-19 Update: Therapeutics for SNFs, and Novavax

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) issued a health update on July 27, 2022. This advisory shares important information about COVID-19 treatment and Novavax.

Key Updates

  • All patients in skilled nursing facilities testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 must be immediately assessed for outpatient COVID-19 treatment including oral antivirals. Oral antivirals continue to be widely underutilized in this high-risk population.
     
  • The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is recommended as a primary series option for adults.

Read the full LAC DPH COVID-19 Update: Therapeutics for SNFs, and Novavax.