INCIDENT COMMAND UPDATE
Covid testing positivity rate: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is at 9.8% and Shelby County’s positivity rate is 8.3%. The state positivity rate reflects 35.8% under the age of 30 and 17.9% under the age of 20.
MHP Priority Care and MHP Pediatrics walk-ins: Walk-in volumes at both locations have decreased compared to the last several weeks, however, are not back to pre-pandemic levels.
Emergency Department: The Emergency Department saw an average of seventy-three patients per day for the month of September. The level of acuity is down compared to the past several weeks.
Inpatient unit: Thirty-seven of our forty beds are occupied on our 3rd floor inpatient unit.
- -We currently have eight critical care patients on the 3rd floor and five of those patients are due to Covid. Of the five Covid-related critical care patients, all five are unvaccinated.
- -We have four patients on ventilators, plus three additional patients that are on Vapotherm or BiPap. Three of our four ventilated patients are due to Covid and none of those patients are vaccinated.
- -Fourteen of our inpatients are Covid positive and only three of those inpatients are vaccinated.
Incident Command: MHP Incident Command will move from a twice per week meeting to a weekly meeting on Wednesdays.
Show your gratitude: Now more than ever is the time to tell healthcare workers how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication. You and your family can express how much they mean to you with a new, special opportunity: the Gratitude Group. Simply submit your videos, messages, and/or photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or through this form https://www.mymhp.org/foundation/gratitude-form/
These messages will be shared internally with all MHP employees! *Please keep the video under 2 minutes.*