Spectrum Health community update, posted April 29, 2021. 

April 29, 2021

Spectrum Health community update, posted April 29, 2021. 

LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital provides a bi-weekly community update regarding activities and current information. Some content will be related to the COVID-19 pandemic as new information becomes available or changes occur. Other content will be general information related to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

For the latest COVID-19 information, visit www.spectrumhealth.org/covid. For COVID-19 vaccine information, visit Vaccine Information Center | COVID-19 | Spectrum Health.

The dashboard below reflects the 16-county region served by Spectrum Health. Local information can be found on the District Health Department #10 web site at www.dhd10.org.

As of April 27, 2021:

COVID-19 positive cases. The Spectrum Health dashboard reflects the 16-county Spectrum Health service area. As of April 27, 2021, there are 265 COVID-19 positive individuals in Spectrum Health facilities, up from 258 two weeks ago and 139 four weeks ago. The seven-day average percent positivity rate is 14.1%, down from 16.2% two weeks ago and up from 12.8% four weeks ago. Hospitalizations are continuing to increase. Hospital officials are encouraging everyone to wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash hands frequently, each of which are known to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. They are also encouraging everyone to get a COVID-19 vaccination by going to www.spectrumhealth.org/covid19/covid-19-vaccine. To date, Spectrum Health has administered over 380,000 vaccine doses.

As of April 23, District Health Department #10 reports there have been 1,793 confirmed cases in Mason County (up from 1,568 two weeks ago), 2,385 in Oceana County (up from 2,173 two weeks ago), 1,031 in Manistee County and 525 in Lake County (up from 925 and 467, respectively two weeks ago).

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is seeing a slight increase in its positivity rate. As of April 25, the last day statistics were available, the positivity rate was 7.94%. This compares to a positivity rate of 7.41% on March 29.

As of April 27, Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital has 11 COVID-19 inpatients.

Oceana County vaccine clinic Saturday. Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is holding a first-dose vaccine clinic with the Pfizer vaccine on Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hart High School, located at 300 Johnson Street in Hart. Saturday’s clinic is open to those age 16 and up, with 400 total doses available. See the registration process below to get an appointment.

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