• COVID Vaccine: Registration for certain clinical staff to sign up for the vaccine has begun. We will start with our patient-facing staff first. Beginning next week, all MHP workers will be eligible to sign up to receive the vaccine. Vaccine distribution is taking place at Hancock County hospital in Greenfield. Please note: the vaccine is not available to the public at this time and we will communicate information about the public distribution of the vaccine when it becomes available.
  • "Bam” monoclonal drug for Covid treatment. By the end of the day, we will have infused 130 patients with this Eli Lilly monoclonal drug. Since our previous update, we have not had any patients experience more than a mild reaction. We have approximately 165 vials remaining.
  • Rapid Covid tests: We received a supply of our rapid tests that had previously been placed on allocation. Rapid Covid tests are reserved for patients who have Covid-like symptoms and present within 10 days of the onset of symptoms. Per the manufacturer, rapid Covid tests are not designed for asymptomatic patients or patients who have been exposed to Covid who haven’t yet developed symptoms.


  • Number of NEW positive results: 84 new positive cases since 12/11/2020
    • Out of the 84 new positive cases, 9 patients required inpatient care and 75 remained outpatient.


  • Current number of 3rd floor inpatients: 29 and 4 of those patients are in the Critical Care Unit (CCU)
    • Number of available 3rd floor beds: 11
  • Currently, we have 14 inpatients that tested positive for COVID.


  • Number of total ER patients in last 24 hours: The Emergency Department volumes were stable over the weekend. However, the acuity for many of the patients was quite high compared to our norm.


  • Number of vents currently in use and number of vents available:
    • We have 1 ventilator(s) in use and 2 BiPAPs in use, 0 trilogy units are in use. This leaves us with 16 ventilation units available.