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Who is Eligible for Covid-19 Antiviral treatment ?

Eligibility for Paxlovid includes:

  • Symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19;

  • A positive lab-based PCR, rapid molecular, or rapid antigen test (including rapid tests done at home);

  • The prescribing occurs within five days of symptom onset;

  • The individual receiving the prescription is;

    • 60 years of age or older

    • 18 years of age or older and is immunocompromised

    • 18 to 59 years old and at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes including having chronic medical conditions (such as diabetes, heart or lung disease) or inadequate immunity against COVID-19 (i.e., not up-to-date on vaccines).

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