New Telehealth program for new COVID-19 treatment, “Paxlovid”

New Telehealth program for new COVID-19 treatment, “Paxlovid”.

  • Massachusetts has launched a new free telehealth program to help residents easily access COVID-19 treatment
  • The COVID-19 telehealth program is a quick, easy and free way for individuals to see if Paxlovid is an appropriate treatment for them. Paxlovid is a COVID-19 treatment pill taken orally that can reduce the risk for severe symptoms and hospitalization by nearly 90 percent
  • This program is available to all COVID-19 positive Massachusetts residents 18 years or older who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
  • The telehealth visit consists of a short health intake survey and, if eligible, a video consultation with a health care clinician. During the telehealth visit, the clinician will review symptoms and risk factors, and determine if Paxlovid treatment is appropriate.
  • If an individual is eligible for the treatment, the clinician will send a prescription to a local pharmacy or, if necessary, arrange for free overnight delivery to the resident’s home.
  • This program can be accessed at and is available in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and Portuguese

Free Telehealth for COVID-19 treatment with Paxlovid