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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Updates at Phelps Health

As of: July 30, 2021
Two-Week COVID-19 Positivity Rate 48.8%

Average Seven-Day COVID-19 Inpatient Census

% of current COVID-19 inpatients unvaccinated


Total Average Seven-Day Inpatient Census

35

88%


127

Average Age of COVID-19 Patients


Current COVID-19 Patients Under 40

64.5


1

COVID-19 Patients in the ICU


COVID-19 Patients Who Require Ventilator Support

11


4

COVID-19 Deaths in July

7

Inpatient Current Status Red (at capacity)
ICU Current Status Red (at capacity)

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.


Helpful Videos

I Had COVID-19 and This Is My Story | Morgan Swyers
Posted February 9, 2021

I Had COVID-19 and This Is My Story | Tiffany Henry
Posted January 19, 2021

Which Face Masks Help Protect You and Others?
Posted January 6, 2021

 

For more videos, please visit our YouTube channel

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