By Danielle Chavira

WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is trying to keep people out of the hospital by making COVID-19 treatments more accessible. Monoclonal antibody treatment buses set up in Weld County on Monday.

(credit: UCHealth)

State health experts say there are high risk people who have COVID-19 and could get the treatment.

Antibody treatment can reduce the odds of hospitalization by about 70% when taken early.

A prescription is no longer needed to receive the treatment, but you must make an appointment.

Danielle Chavira