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Second monoclonal treatment site opens today in Jacksonville

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Marta Lavandier
A nurse enters a monoclonal antibody site on Aug. 18, 2021, at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines.

A second monoclonal antibody therapy site will open in Jacksonville Tuesday, two weeks after Gov. Ron DeSantis called on the federal government to increase access to the COVID-19 treatment.

The new site at the Duval County Senior Center at 10080 Beach Blvd. will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week, the Florida Department of Health announced Monday.

Jacksonville opened its first monoclonal antibody site in August at the Main Library, relocating it last month to the Joseph Lee Center at 5120 Perry St.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.