Pediatric Covid Vaccine Clinic: A Pediatric COVID Vaccination Clinic will be held Saturday, November
20 and Saturday, December 11, 8AM-2PM (second dose). 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.
Covid testing positivity rate: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is at 9.1% and Shelby County’s
positivity rate is 7.6%. Both represent an 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 this week
compared to the last several weeks. Priority Care is averaging 60-70 urgent
care patients per day. Priority Care has experienced a rise in Covid positivity.
MHP Family and Internal Medicine is seeing 30-40 walk-in patients per
day, also with an increase in Covid positivity. MHP Pediatrics had 79
walk-in visits on Monday, which is well above our average.
Emergency Department: The Emergency Department is seeing between 70-85 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-nine of our 40 beds are occupied on our 3rd floor inpatient unit.
- We experienced an additional Covid-related inpatient death since our last
update. The patient was unvaccinated and under the age of 60.
We currently have nine critical care patients on the 3rd floor and one of those patients is due to Covid. Our Covid-related critical
care patient is unvaccinated.
- We have two patients on ventilators, plus seven additional patients who
are on Vapotherm or BiPap. Our two vented patients are not due to Covid.
- Five of our inpatients are Covid positive and all of them are unvaccinated.