Covid testing positivity rate: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is at 7.3% and Shelby County’s positivity rate is 8.1%. Shelby County’s positivity rate continues to slowly trend downward and has changed to “yellow” status.
COVID Vaccination: The CDC has approved the pediatric (age 5-11) dose of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine. A pediatric COVID Vaccination Clinic will be scheduled and communicated to the community.
MHP Priority Care and MHP Pediatrics walk-ins: Walk-in volumes at both locations have steadied and are in line with our normal volumes for this time of year.
Emergency Department: The Emergency Department is seeing normal volumes for this time of the year.
Inpatient unit: Thirty-three of our 40 beds are occupied on our 3rd floor inpatient unit.
- We currently have 5 critical care patients on the 3rd floor and 4 of those patients are due to Covid. Of the 4 Covid-related critical care patients, all are unvaccinated.
- We have 2 patients on ventilators, plus 6 additional patients who are on Vapotherm or BiPap. Both of our ventilated patients are due to Covid and none of those patients are vaccinated.
- Eight of our inpatients are Covid positive and none of those are vaccinated.
MHP Employees with Covid: We currently have 3 MHP staff members out with Covid or suspected Covid.
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