MHP Incident Command Update
January 10, 2022
General Update: Indiana’s overall Covid positivity rate is 24.2% and Shelby County’s positivity rate is 16.9% as of January 3rd.
Inpatient unit: All forty of our beds are full on our 3rd-floor inpatient unit.
- We Currently have 14 critical care patients on the 3rd floor, and 12 (86%) of those patients are due to Covid. Of the 12 Covid-related critical care patients, only two are vaccinated.
- We have five patients on ventilators and all of those patients are Covid positive and only one of those patients is vaccinated. We have five additional patients who are on Vapotherm or BiPap, and all of those patients are Covid positive and only one of those patients is vaccinated.
- Twenty-five (64%) of our inpatients are Covid positive, and twenty-one (84%) of them are unvaccinated.
Urgent Care and walk-in volumes: Priority Care was very busy over the weekend. Over 50 patients have presented for walk-ins before 11AM today. MHP Family & Internal Medicine has also had over 50 walk-in patients register before 11AM today. We now have 60 Pfizer Covid vaccine doses for patients in MHP Family & Internal Medicine. MHP Pediatrics has had 47 walk-in patients register today before 11AM. The vast majority are presenting with Covid symptoms.
Emergency Department: The Emergency Department is averaging approximately 82 patients per day and the majority of patients continue to present with high acuity. Wait times are longer than normal due to high volumes. We only have a handful of doses remaining of the infusion drugs used to treat high-risk patients who are infected with Covid.