Need Paxlovid? Washington's Telehealth Program Ups Access

Hate to break it to you: Covid’s not over yet. On the bright side, our understanding of the virus and subsequent disease has increased exponentially—remember when we were disinfecting our groceries?—resulting in more effective and accessible methods to prevent and treat Covid.

We have masks, vaccines, a plethora of places to get tested, even swab-it-yourself options. Now Washingtonians can add potentially lifesaving medication to that list, just a video call away.

Covid antivirals, like Paxlovid, are only effective when taken within the first five days of symptoms—not exactly an easy task when your primary care doctor is typically booked out weeks or months. At the end of July, Washington

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