Local doctors find monoclonal antibodies effective against COVID
May 4, 2022
When Ridgeway Health opened a walk-in medical clinic late last September, founder Dr. Sam Milstein and his staff soon found themselves facing a challenge: a rush of COVID patients looking for treatment.
They went from "six patients a day for the first three weeks" to "30 to 50 a day," coming from "the entire Pacific Northwest.
"We had one-and-a-half providers. We had to surge up with staff to 22. In the first six months we saw 2,200 patients."
A little over half of those were people with COVID symptoms, they said.
Part of the reason for that is Milstein and colleague Dr. Tim Hindmarsh d...