Covid testing positivity rate: Indiana’s Covid positivity rate is at 7.8% and Shelby County’s
positivity rate is 7.9%. Shelby County’s positivity rate continues
to slowly trend downward, but remains in the “orange” status.
School age children represent the 2nd highest age group testing positive for Covid. Persons aged 30-39 represent
the highest positivity age group.
The FDA has approved the Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11. Children
will receive 1/3 of the adult dose. Distribution could begin as soon as
next week for children aged 5-11.
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 saw an average of 64 patients per day over the
last four days. This represents a decrease compared to last week. We are
infusing fewer patients compared to previous weeks with the Covid antibody
Inpatient unit: Thirty-two of our 40 beds are occupied on our 3rd floor inpatient unit.
We currently have ten critical care patients on the 3rd floor and four of those patients are due to Covid. Of the four Covid-related
critical care patients, all are
- We have four patients on ventilators, plus four additional patients who
are on Vapotherm or BiPap. Two of our four ventilated patients are due
to Covid and none of those patients are vaccinated.
- Fourteen of our inpatients are Covid positive and two of those are vaccinated.
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 These messages will be shared internally to all MHP employees! *Please
keep your video under 2 minutes.*