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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

COVID-19 Updates at Phelps Health

As of: October 14, 2021
Two-Week COVID-19 Positivity Rate 26%

Average Seven-Day COVID-19 Inpatient Census

% of current COVID-19 inpatients unvaccinated

Total Average Seven-Day Inpatient Census




Average Age of COVID-19 Patients

Current COVID-19 Patients Under 40



COVID-19 Patients in the ICU

COVID-19 Patients Who Require Ventilator Support



COVID-19 Deaths in August


Inpatient Current Status Yellow (near capacity)
ICU Current Status Red (at capacity)
Click here for hospitalized data for the month of August 2021

Hospitals and health systems, including Phelps Health, continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus that was first identified in China in December 2019. Missouri's first case was confirmed March 7, 2020, in St. Louis County. For more information about cases in the state, visit Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

According to the CDC, reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness. The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

What can you do to reduce your risk of getting coronavirus?

Follow CDC guidelines for prevention, which include:

  • Get the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Wear a mask.

  • Stay 6 feet away from others.

  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces.

  • Wash your hands often.

  • Cover coughs and sneezes.

  • Clean and disinfect.

  • Monitor your health daily.

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Posted July 23, 2021


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Posted January 19, 2021


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Posted January 6, 2021


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