MHP COVID-19 Daily Update
April 21, 2020
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GENERAL UPDATES FOR THE PUBLIC:
Childcare for staff: MHP is partnering with the Children’s Bureau and Early Learning
Shelby County to reimburse our staff for childcare expenses.
Drive-thru COVID testing now through Wednesday: Decatur County Fairgrounds in Greensburg has drive-thru testing available
for healthcare workers, first responders, and essential workers who have
symptoms of COVID-19 or family members who have symptoms. Participants
should bring a driver’s license or other
State of Indiana-issued identification card and
documentation of place of employment. Only
symptomatic individuals will be tested. Tests will be conducted as long as supplies last and will be limited to
one individual per vehicle. A doctor’s order or an appointment are
not required. Decatur County Fairgrounds, 545 S. Co. Rd. 200 W, Greensburg.
Testing dates are limited to 4/20 through 4/22 from 9am -6pm. (877) 826-0011 is the phone number for questions and there is a chat line
for questions at
Community donations: Please click
here to see the updated list of donations received as of 4/19. Thank you to
all the individuals and businesses that have donated!
- We need your empty hand sanitizer bottles. We are making our own hand sanitizer
and need your empty containers in order to reuse.
Do you have items that you would like to donate? (hand sanitizer, masks,
respirators, gloves, N95, bouffant caps, or gowns). If so, please contact
Angela Gill (email@example.com)
Food Donations: Several community supporters have called to offer to donate food for
our staff and physicians. Some are also doing it as a way to support those
restaurants who are struggling to stay afloat while they are only open
for carryout. We are extremely grateful for all the community support
and selfless gestures. If you would like to find out more information,
please contact Angela Gill (firstname.lastname@example.org).
PATIENTS TREATED AT OUR RESPIRATORY CLINIC LOCATIONS:
- Priority Care located at 30 W. Rampart Road: Treated 28 patients yesterday
with respiratory signs/symptoms. Priority Care is open 7AM-7PM Monday
through Friday and 8AM-2PM on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Washington St. Clinic located at 157 W. Washington St: Treated 18 patients
yesterday with respiratory signs/symptoms. Washington St. Clinic is open
8AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday.
- Number of available swabs/media: 7, plus an additional 172 GuideMed testing
kits available through Priority Care or the Washington Street Clinic.
We will continue to follow the ISDH/CDC testing protocols to determine
which patients are eligible for testing. The testing criteria was updated
this week and is available on the ISDH website.
MHP INPATIENT STATUS:
Current number of 3rd floor inpatients: 18
- Current number of patients with respiratory related diagnoses: 15 (3 patients
on a critical care vent and 0 on BiPap and 0 on a trilogy device)
- Number of available beds: 22
- 7 inpatients are in the ACC unit with 15 available beds
MHP EMERGENCY DEPT STATUS:
- Number of ER patients in last 24 hours: 42
- Number of ER patients with respiratory signs/symptoms: 11 (representing 26%)