INCIDENT COMMAND UPDATE
September 10, 2021
MHP Priority Care and MHP Pediatrics walk-ins: Yesterday was the first day in the last several days where our walk-in
volumes were not busting at the seams at Priority Care, MHP Pediatrics
and MHP Family & Internal Medicine. Volumes remain much higher than
our typical norms, but not as high as they have been the last two weeks.
Emergency Department: The Emergency Department is averaging 81 patients per day since September
1st. In the last 7 days, we are averaging 79 patients per day.
Inpatient unit: We have two available inpatient beds on the 3rd floor at this time.
- We currently have 14 critical care patients on the 3rd floor and 7 patients
are on ventilators, plus several more patients that are currently on high
levels of oxygen. Of the 7 patients on a ventilator, 5 of those patients
are due to Covid.
- 18 of our inpatients are Covid positive and 13 of those inpatients are
Employee illness: We have a total of 10 employees out with Covid or suspected Covid at this
time. 5 employees have returned to work after completing their quarantine period.
Regeneron supply: We have 31 remaining doses of Regeneron at this time and this drug is
currently on allocation. We have 70 remaining doses of the Eli Lilly infusion
drug. We performed 115 infusions last week and 81 so far this week.
Testing results: Between 8/29 and 9/4, Major Hospital has had 209 unique patients test positive
for Covid. 183 of those patients were unvaccinated (88%), 18 patients
were fully vaccinated (9%), and 8 patients had received at least one dose
of the vaccine (4%). This data does not include individuals who were tested
at the Shelby County Health Department or any other testing location.
MHP Foundation: Want to help or buy lunch for MHP front line staff members? Monetary gifts
are greatly appreciated. Gifts can be made online at https://www.mymhp.org/gift
or by contacting Angela Gill at email@example.com. Your gift may
be used to purchase personal protection equipment, disinfecting supplies,
testing/medical supplies, meals and other support for staff, assistance
for patients with unmet Covid-19 related needs, and more.