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.