09152021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
09152021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

SRMT EOC Reports 2 New COVID-19 Cases: 16 Total Active

Sep 15, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Health Services reported two (2) new positive cases of COVID-19 -- making 16 total active cases in Akwesasne’s southern portion. We are pleased that six (6) cases have resolved and two (2) community members have been released from hospitalization. There remains 16 family members and friends in quarantine at home and following guidance from public health. We wish them a safe recovery.

Contact tracing is still being conducted to help prevent any further community spread. If you suspect exposure to a positive case and awaiting notification from public health, please self-quarantine and get tested no sooner than seven (7) days following the event. Self-monitor for early symptoms that include diarrhea, fever, cough, tiredness, or loss of taste or smell. If any of these symptoms develop, please contact your healthcare provider for guidance.

The EOC and Health Services are urging individuals to please treat everyone as if they are positive. Please wear a mask in all public places, practice social distancing, wash your hands often, stay home if you are sick, and please choose to get vaccinated. We must remain vigilant in our efforts to protect vulnerable segments of our community who cannot receive the vaccine due to age or medical condition.

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is conducting COVID-19 PCR Test Collection Clinics from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at their main campus located at 404 State Route. Please use the road located across from McGee Road and follow the signs for testing garage.

Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a COVID-19 PCR test by contacting Mountain Medical at the following locations on Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.:

Mountain Medical Urgent Care (Malone)
3372 State Route 11
Tel: (518) 521-3322

Urgent Care Mountain Medical (Massena)
2 Hospital Drive
Tel: (315) 705-0700

Due to the increase in cases across New York State, including the North Country, please allow 3 to 5 days to receive PCR test results. Until results are known, please quarantine at home and do not travel.