UPDATES FROM INCIDENT COMMAND:
Overall update: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is 9.9% and Shelby County is sitting
at 15.29%. Priority Care averaged approximately 20 patients per day over
the weekend, which is substantially lower than previous weeks. Our MHP
Family and Internal Medicine walk-in clinic is also experiencing lower
patient volumes compared to previous weeks.
Covid vaccine eligibility: The CDC recommends that people wait at least 14 days before getting any
other vaccine, including a seasonal flu or shingles vaccine, if they get
a COVID-19 vaccine first. If you get another vaccine first, wait at least
14 days before getting the COVID-19 vaccine. If a COVID-19 vaccine is
inadvertently given within 14 days of another vaccine, you should still
complete the series on the schedule according to the CDC.
MHP employee vaccination rate: Over 800 MHP employees have received the Covid vaccine and no one has
reported anything other than normal vaccine reactions.
Bamlanivimab" Bam” monoclonal drug for Covid treatment. We have infused 409 patients with this Eli Lilly monoclonal drug. The
patients who have received this infusion are doing well. We have a sufficient
supply of both Regeneron and Bamlanivimab for our current needs.
MHP TESTING STATUS:
Number of NEW positive results: 35 new positive cases since 1/22/202
- Out of the 35 new positive cases, 4 patients required inpatient care and
31 remained outpatient. Supplies are good and the antigen, in-house testing
is going great with significantly improved turnaround times compared to
the send-out laboratory.
MHP INPATIENT STATUS:
Current number of 3rd floor inpatients: 27 with 4 of those patients are in the Critical Care
Number of available 3rd floor beds: 13
- Currently, we have 9 inpatients that tested positive for COVID.
- Number of vents currently in use and number of vents available: We have
3 ventilator(s) in use and 2 BiPAPs in use, 0 trilogy units are in use.
This leaves us with 14 ventilation units available.
MHP EMERGENCY DEPT STATUS:
- Emergency Department experienced lower than average volumes with lower
acuity over the weekend.