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MHP COVID -19 update for March 23

Major Health Partners released a March 23 COVID-19 update including information on patients, testing and emergency room statistics.

 

 

  • MHP TESTING STATUS:
    • Number of MHP patients tested: 62
    • Number of resulted tests: 38
    • Number of pending results: 25
    • Number of positive results: 1

 

  • MHP INPATIENT STATUS:
    • Current number of inpatients: 13
    • Current number of patients in isolation: 10
    • Number of available beds: 27

 

  • MHP EMERGENCY DEPT STATUS:
    • Number of ER patients in last 24 hours: 50
    • Number of ER patients with respiratory signs/symptoms: 15

 

  • INDIANA STATISTICS:
    • Number of Hoosiers who tested positive: 259 (an increase of 58 since yesterday)
    • Number of Hoosiers tested: unknown
    • Number of Indiana deaths: 6

 

  • UNITED STATES STATISTICS:
    • Number of Americans who tested positive: 35,200
    • Number of Americans tested: unknown
    • Number of American deaths: 471

 

  • OTHER UPDATES:
    • All food donations must be coordinated through Angela Gill (agill@majorhospital.org).  Food must be prepared from a restaurant/kitchen that is following ISDH guidelines for food preparation and all meals must be individual meals only (no family style permitted) due to possible contamination concerns.  We can’t accept donated meals without coordinating with Angela.
    • The CDC is predicting an ICU bed shortage for Indiana beginning April 30 through May 15th
    • Eli Lilly has opened a COVID-19 testing center drive-through for healthcare workers.  A physician order for testing is required.  Please visit https://www.info.lillycovid19testing.com/ for more information.  I have attached some information about the Lilly COVID testing center. 
    • 10 patients have been seen at the MHP Washington Street Clinic as of noon.  This location is set up and will begin Video Visits starting tomorrow.
    • Indiana’s Stay-At-Home Order takes effect Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET.  The order ends on Monday, April 6, at 11:59 p.m. ET, but could be extended if the outbreak warrants.
      • What is an essential business?
        • Essential businesses and services include but are not limited to grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, police stations, fire stations, hospitals, doctor’s offices, health care facilities, garbage pickup, public transit, and public service hotlines such as SNAP and HIP 2.0.  A list can be found in the Governor’s executive order at in.gov/coronavirus.
    • Starting March 30-April 10th, SportWorks will change its operating hours to 8-5 M-Th and 8-4 on Friday.  They will accommodate later or earlier appointments on an as-needed basis. 

 

 

  • RESOURCES
    • Indiana State Dept of Health Call Center for Healthcare workers and the general public (staffed 8AM-8PM) (317) 233-7125.  Please call (317) 233-1325 after hours. 
    • For the Shelby County Health Department, please call (317) 392-6470.

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