Margaret Mary Health COVID-19 Update: 11.17.21
This week we have seen our COVID-19 patient volumes decline slightly from the previous week. Both Ripley and Franklin counties saw an increase in the Covid positivity rate. The Ripley Co. status remains orange with a Covid 7-day positivity rate of 11.05%. The Franklin Co. status this week changed to orange with an 10.13% positivity rate. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the stable COVID volumes we’ve been experiencing since the end of October, our next update will be provided on December 1, 2021, and bi-weekly thereafter. If circumstances change, we will update prior to that as needed.
Inpatient Care: We currently have 24 patients on our Med Surg floor, with 2 of those patients in our Special Care Unit. 6 of our patients are Covid+ (positive). Our overall percentage of admitted patients since August 1, 2021 who were unvaccinated increased slightly to 86%.
Testing: Our COVID-19 testing volumes remained consistent from the previous week, however our positivity rate decreased slightly to 22.5% with 47 patients testing positive.
Vaccination: Children ages 5 and older are now able to get an age-appropriate dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine appointments can be scheduled Monday – Friday at the MMH Occupational Health and Wellness Center in Batesville at 812.932.5105. Vaccine appointments can also be made Monday – Friday at the Margaret Mary Health Center in Brookville at 765.647.5126. Walk-ins are also welcome in Brookville.