UPDATES FROM INCIDENT COMMAND:
Overall update: Shelby County has been designated as
RED in this week’s county color code advisory map with a composite score
of 2.5 based on the 7-day average of positive cases and rate of cases
per 100,000. Please visit
https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2393.htm for additional information. While it may seem that the recent relative
decrease in hospitalizations is a trend in the right direction (and it
is!), we want to stress to staff and the public that now is
not the time to relax and let our guard down. We have reached a plateau stage,
but with the new Covid variants, which are known to be more transmissible
and even more virulent in some cases, we have been warned that these new
strains will become the dominant strains in Indiana sometime in February
or early March. Please continue to practice excellent hand hygiene, social
distancing and please continue to wear a mask! We are encouraging everyone
who is eligible to receive their vaccine as soon as it is offered.
Bamlanivimab "Bam” monoclonal drug for Covid treatment. We have infused 418 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: 37 new positive cases since 1/25/2020
- Out of the 37 new positive cases, 6 patients required inpatient care and
31 remained outpatient.
MHP INPATIENT STATUS:
Current number of 3rd floor inpatients: 32 inpatients and 6 of those patients are in the Critical
Care Unit (CCU).
Number of available 3rd floor beds: 8
- Currently, we have 14 inpatients that have tested positive for COVID.
- Number of vents currently in use and number of vents available: We have
2 ventilator(s) in use; 2 BiPAPs in use; and 2 trilogy units are in use.
This leaves us with 15 ventilation units available.
MHP EMERGENCY DEPT STATUS:
- Volumes in the Emergency Department have increased slightly with an average
of 62 patients every 24 hours.