Covid testing positivity rate: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is at 6.3% and Shelby County’s positivity rate is 6.2%. Shelby County remains in the YELLOW status.

MHP Priority Care and MHP Pediatrics walk-ins: Walk-in volumes at both locations have experienced an uptick this week compared to the last several weeks.

Emergency Department: The Emergency Department saw an average of 71 patients per day over the last four days. This represents an increase compared to last week. There has also been an increase in COVID infusion referrals.

Inpatient unit: Thirty-three of our 40 beds are occupied on our 3rd floor inpatient unit.

  • We currently have four critical care patients on the 3rd floor and two of those patients are due to Covid. Of the two Covid-related critical care patients, both are unvaccinated.
  • We have two patients on ventilators, plus three additional patients who are on Vapotherm or BiPap. One of our two ventilated patients is due to Covid and that patient is unvaccinated.
  • Eleven of our inpatients are Covid positive and two of those are vaccinated.

Pediatric Covid Vaccine Clinic: A Pediatric COVID Vaccination Clinic will be held November 20 and 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 ages 12+. Please call MHP Pediatrics at (317) 398-7337 to schedule your vaccine appointment.