September 7, 2021

The Shelby Co Covid positivity rate has increased to 15.2% according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Indiana’s overall positivity rate is 11.6%.

MHP Priority Care and MHP Pediatrics walk-ins: Priority Care continues to average over 70 walk-in patients per day. MHP Pediatrics had 31 walk-in patients in the first 90 minutes of being open this morning and is on pace to see over 100 walk-ins by the end of the day.

Emergency Department: The Emergency Department is averaging 80 patients per day since August 1. In the last 7 days, we are averaging 82 patients per day.

Inpatient unit: We have one available inpatient bed on the 3rd floor at this time. Our inpatient Ambulatory Care Center beds are also filling. We currently have 17 critical care patients on the 3rd floor and 9 patients are on ventilators, plus several more patients that are currently on high levels of oxygen. We have had 6 deaths since Saturday (9/4) and 5 of those were due to Covid.

Employee illness: We have a total of 6 employees out with Covid or suspected Covid at this time.

Regeneron supply: We have 91 remaining doses of Regeneron at this time and this drug is currently on allocation.