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Coronavirus COVID-19 Guidance and Information for Healthcare Professionals

Updated August 2022

This page has been automatically translated from English. MSDH has not reviewed this translation and is not responsible for any inaccuracies.

MS-HAN Messages

Advisories and information related to COVID-19 from the Mississippi Health Alert Network

Paxlovid

Healthcare Provider Guidance and Resources

Patient Handouts

Vaccination Providers

Reporting COVID-19 Cases

COVID-19 Therapeutics

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Use of a monoclonal antibody product is determined by variants in your geographic area.

Ordering: The federal government has designed the Healthcare Provider Order Portal (HPOP) for management of COVID-19 therapeutics. At the current time, only the state can place orders for monoclonal antibodies in HPOP. You will be able to see courses ordered for your site on your HPOP account.

Required reporting: Weekly utilization must be reported to HHS and MSDH. To register your site for HHS reporting, e-mail
hhs-protect@teletracking.com.

To register your site for MSDH reporting, e-mail contact information to
C19Therapeutics@msdh.ms.gov

Ordering USG Bebtelovimab: MSDH has distributed all USG-purchased bebtelovimab and is no longer able to provide additional supply. Reporting of USG-purchased bebtelovimab on HPOP (Health Partner Order Portal) is still required.

Ordering Commercial Bebtelovimab: Providers are eligible to purchase directly through AmerisourceBergen.

  • Existing AmerisourceBergen Accounts should have access to order bebtelovimab (excluding retail pharmacies).
  • Sites without an AmerisourceBergen account must register for an account by emailing service@asdhealthcare.com. HPOP participation is not required for commercially purchased bebtelovimab.

Resources:

The following monoclonal antibody products are no longer authorized for use in the U.S.:

  • Bamlanivimab
  • Bamlanivimab/Etesevimab
  • REGEN-COV
  • Sotrovimab

Evusheld

Ordering: The federal government has designed the Healthcare Provider Order Portal (HPOP) for management of COVID-19 therapeutics. At the current time, only the state can place orders for Evusheld in HPOP. You will be able to see courses ordered for your site on your HPOP account.

Required reporting: Courses administered and courses available of Evusheld should be entered into HPOP by the provider site at the end of every business day. Timely and accurate inventory reporting is necessary for federal partners to determine subsequent state allocations.

Resources:

Oral Antivirals

Ordering: The federal government has designed the Healthcare Provider Order Portal (HPOP) for management of COVID-19 therapeutics. At the current time, only the state can place orders for for oral antivirals in HPOP. You will be able to see courses ordered for your site on your HPOP account.

Required reporting: Courses administered and courses available of Paxlovid and molnupiravir should be entered into HPOP by the provider site at the end of every business day. Timely and accurate inventory reporting is necessary for federal partners to determine subsequent state allocations

Resources:

Find pharmacies that prescribe and dispense oral antivirals

Therapeutics Locator

Use this interactive map to locate a facility that has one of the authorized therapeutics for COVID-19.

Presentation: Oral Antiviral Therapeutics

Overview and details of use, safety, interactions, target population and more (July 19, 2022)

Remdesivir

Remdesivir has been student in non-hospitalized patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at high risk of progressing to severe disease and is approved by the FDA for use in both hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients.

Ordering: Remdesivir is commercially available and should be ordered through standard pharmaceutical procurement processes.

Billing for COVID-19 Therapeutics

Health Facilities

Specimen Collection, Delivery and Reporting

Specimen Reporting

SARS-CoV-2 Virus Strain Surveillance

Map and Directions for Laboratory Dropoff

The Dr. F.E.”ED” Thompson, Jr. Public Health Laboratory Facility is on the State Department of Health's central office campus in Jackson, MS at 350 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, 39216.

Local Delivery of Samples: Drop samples off at the rear of the Thompson lab building. Detailed instructions are in our sample shipping guidance.

Dropoff hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00–4:30.

CDC Guidance

Healthcare and EMS

Contact Tracing

More from the CDC

Last reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

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