Covid-19 + Copley Hospital

Covid Testing

Copley offers appointment-only drive-thru Covid testing.

If you think you’ve been exposed, don’t wait to be tested. Our drive-thru clinics are by appointment only and are open:

  • Monday – Saturday 10:00-11:00 AM

To make your appointment call our COVID Hotline at 802-888-8642 (if you do not reach one of our COVID screeners, please leave your name and phone number.) A COVID screener will get the information to register you and will set you up with an appointment time.

About Testing

All testing is performed at Copley Hospital. Testing includes variant strains such as Delta and Omicron.

When registering for your appointment, we will ask for an email address so you can sign up for “MyCareCorner” patient portal. Results will be posted to your portal within 24-48 hours. If your test is positive, either Copley or your referring provider will contact you.

Are you high-risk and Covid-19 positive?

Effective April 5, we will no longer be offering Sotrovimab infusions until new monoclonal antibody treatments are developed.  If you contract COVID and are at high risk for a severe course, please contact your physician to discuss potential treatment.

You may be eligible for Monoclonal antibody infusion treatment if:

  • You are 65 or older
  • You have medical conditions that put you at higher than average risk for a poor outcome with Covid
  • And you only have mild to moderate or no symptoms, such that you do not need to be hospitalized for Covid

To be eligible for monoclonal antibody infusion treatment (mAb Tx):

  • You must have a positive Covid PCR test.
  • You must be 12 years of age or older.
  • Weigh at least 40 kg or 88 lbs.
  • Your symptoms must have started less than 10 days before you will receive mAb Tx.
  • If you are asymptomatic, then your positive test must be within 10 days of you receiving mAb Tx.
  • You must be 65 or older, or have medical conditions (listed page 2) that puts you at risk for a poor outcome from Covid.

Conditions that qualify people under age 65 for Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy (mAb Tx):

  • Body mass index (BMI) > 30
  • Pregnancy
  • COPD or other chronic respiratory disease
  • Diabetes
  • Immunosuppressive disease
  • Currently receiving immunosuppressive treatment
  • Coronary artery disease, heart failure, and/or hypertension
  • Other cardiovascular disease
  • Asthma (moderate-to-severe)
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • 12-17 years of age AND have: BMI ≥85th percentile for their age and gender based on CDC growth charts
  • A medical-related technological dependence, for example, tracheostomy, gastrostomy, or positive pressure ventilation (not related to COVID-19

Who cannot get mAb Tx?

  • Anyone who is allergic to mAb Tx: Sotrovimab or Casirivimab & Imdevimab or Bamlanivimab & Etesevimab
  • Anyone who is allergic to the non-active ingredients in mAb Txs: L-histidine, L-histidine monohydrochloride, L-histidine monohydrochloride monohydrate, L-methionine, polysorbate 80, and sucros

After reading the above, and you qualify:

Discuss receiving treatment with your non-Copley practitioner if your COVID-19 test was ordered by them.
Please call 802-888-8330 if your Covid-19 test was ordered by a Copley practitioner.

Learn more about Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy including:

  • What to do if you have a positive Covid PCR Test.
  • To be eligible for mAb Tx.
  • Why you might consider mAb Tx?
  • If you have tested positive and you think you may be eligible for mAb Tx.
  • Conditions that qualify people under age 65 for Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy.
  • Who cannot get mAb Tx?
  • How is the infusion given?
  • Alternatives to Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy to Treat Covid as an Outpatient.
  • What about Omicron?
  • Risks and Side Effects of mAb Tx.

Thank you for doing your part in ensuring you, and those around you stay well.