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Treatment For COVID-19 Now Available At WCHD

The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is now providing PAXLOVID™ treatment for those who test positive for COVID-19. PAXLOVID™ is an antiviral therapy that consists of two medicines that when taken together reduces the amount of COVID-19 virus in the body…

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