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Antivirals to Treat COVID-19

Know your risk and get assessed

 Antiviral treatments are available for higher-risk individuals with COVID-19. Available treatments can help prevent serious illness if taken within 5 days of the start of symptoms. 

To learn more speak to your health care practitioner


Who should get this treatment?


Your risk of serious illness is determined based on a combination of your health, age, and vaccination status, based on an assessment from a health care provider. 

Your primary care provider or another health care provider can tell you if you are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19.

Click here to find out How to get antiviral treatment. 


Treatments are not substitutes for vaccines. The best defense against serious COVID-19 disease is to get vaccinated.