09092021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
09092021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

SRMT EOC Reports 3 New COVID-19 Cases: 22 Total Active

Sep 9, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center and Health Services reported three (3) new cases of COVID-19 -- making 22 total active cases in Akwesasne’s southern portion. One (1) individual resolved since yesterday and there is no update on the 16 family members and friends who remain in quarantine at home. We wish them all a safe and symptom-free recovery.

Health Services is asking individuals who attend large gatherings where masks are not required or no safety protocols enforced to please self-quarantine and get a COVID-19 PCR test. Individuals who suspect direct exposure to a positive case, or haven’t been compliant with protective measures, should also self-quarantine and get tested. Please get a PCR test no sooner than seven (7) days after the event or exposure took place.

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 test by contacting Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Malone at (518) 521-3322 or Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Massena at (315) 705-0700. The PCR Test is free however, requests to receive a Rapid Test is at the individual’s expense.

Individuals who are unvaccinated are highly encouraged to attend the Open Walk-In Vaccine Clinic being held every Wednesday, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the former-IGA Building in Akwesasne. Vaccination appointments can also be scheduled directly with Health Services by calling in advance at (518) 358-3141.

Community members who receive the COVID-19 Vaccine outside of Akwesasne are asked to please call the Tribe’s Outreach Program at (518) 333-0230 to have it documented. Documenting vaccinations locally is an important way to help track and build community immunity.