Choose Infusion Therapy at Home

A Safe Alternative for Crohn's & Colitis Patients

January 8, 2021

If you or a loved one suffer from Crohn's & Colitis and currently receive IV medications, with COVID-19 cases going way up, it can be a stressful and often scary experience having to be out and about. Are you aware that home infusion might be a safe alternative? You or your loved one can receive IV medications in the safety of your own home, saving time and money by choosing the time best suited for you (evening or weekends) with no travel costs. Home infusions are less of a drain on the already taxed healthcare system and are covered by most insurances.

We urge patients to ask their healthcare providers to receive their current infusions in the home. At Upstate HomeCare, we have been providing IV medications safely in the home for over 25 years. Having your infusions in the home means less exposure to areas and people who might be carrying this deadly virus. The spread of this disease depends on us limiting unnecessary exposure and keeping patients out of the hospital and clinical settings.

If you or a loved one is receiving treatment in an infusion suite, do not cancel or reschedule as it is vital and essential to your health. Instead, contact Upstate HomeCare to discuss receiving these treatments in the comfort of your own home.

Upstate HomeCare, is a regional provider of home healthcare services including pharmacy, infusion therapies, and specialty medications. Upstate Homecare has five offices located across New York State, Albany, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo and is headquartered in Clinton, NY. The company was founded in 1985 and is celebrating its 36th year in business. Upstate HomeCare employs over 150 individuals, including pharmacists, nurses, respiratory therapists and many other support personnel.

If you would like to learn more about getting your infusions in the comfort of your own home, please contact one of our Intake representatives at 877-286-0800, extension 6018 or email us at [email protected]. We would love to talk to you more about the benefits of infusions at home.

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