Pediatric Covid Vaccine Clinic: A Pediatric Covid Vaccination Clinic will be held Saturday, December 11, 8AM-2PM. We will administer the newly approved Covid vaccine for ages 5-11, which is one-third of the adult dose. We will also administer the Covid vaccine for pediatric patients ages 12+. Please call MHP Pediatrics (317) 398-7337 to schedule your vaccine appointment.
Covid testing positivity rate: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is at 12.2% and Shelby County’s positivity rate is 10.1%. Both represent a substantial increase compared to the prior reporting period. Shelby County’s rise in Covid positivity rate places us in the “orange” category.
MHP Priority Care and primary care walk-ins: Walk-in volumes at all locations have experienced an increase beginning the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Priority Care is averaging 90+ urgent care patients per day. Priority Care has experienced a rise in Covid positivity. MHP Family and Internal Medicine is seeing 50+ walk-in patients per day, also with an increase in Covid positivity. MHP Pediatrics is seeing 80+ walk-in patients per day, which is well above our average.
Emergency Department: The Emergency Department is seeing between 70-75 patients per day over the last four days, which remains above our normal volumes. There has also been an increase in Covid infusion referrals. We are averaging over twenty-five Regeneron infusions per day. We have 75 remaining doses of Regeneron and we hope to receive additional doses soon.
Inpatient unit: Thirty-eight of our 40 beds are occupied on our 3rd floor inpatient unit.
- We currently have seven critical care patients on the 3rd floor and five of those patients are due to Covid. Of the five Covid-related critical care patients only one is vaccinated.
- We have five patients on ventilators, plus three additional patients who are on Vapotherm or BiPap. All vented patients are due to Covid.
- Seventeen of our inpatients are Covid positive and twelve of them are unvaccinated.