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City of Amarillo Covid-19 Press Conference

City Health Officials came together Wednesday during the Covid-19 press conference about the incoming infusion center and vaccinations.

The center will be offering monoclonal antibodies to treat outpatient cases of COVID-19 with a doctor’s referral.

Public Health Authority Dr. Todd Bell spoke and reminded people to not follow misinformation being spread on social media about the vaccination.

Northwest Texas Hospital says they have 57 Covid patients with 27 in the ICU.

BSA has 71 Covid patients with 38 in the ICU with 18 on ventilators.

The Amarillo VA has 7 patients with 4 in the ICU.

Both Northwest and BSA reported significant percentages of Covid-19 patients having not been vaccinated, including 94% of the patients in BSA’s ICU.


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