OKC Health Systems Join Together To Provide Transparency On Rising Number Of COVID-19 Cases


Monday, August 30th 2021, 6:02 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Four Oklahoma City health systems are joining together to provide transparency on the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

Integris, Mercy, OU Health and SSM Health St. Anthony will be providing a joint update every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until the health care community begins to see relief from this current surge.

Integris Health currently has 210 COVID-19 patients in its hospitals, with 173 of those patients in the metro. Integris Health has no available ICU beds.

Mercy currently has 118 inpatients with COVID-19 in Mercy hospitals across Oklahoma, with 66 of those patients at Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City. Mercy has no available ICU beds and three patients waiting in the ER for an ICU bed.

OU Health hospitals (all three, including Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health) have 42 inpatients with COVID-19. OU Health has no available beds for COVID-19 patients.

SSM Health St. Anthony has 140 inpatients with COVID-19. No ICU beds are available.