09212021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
09212021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

SRMT EOC Reports 3 New COVID-19 Cases: 27 Total Active

Sep 22, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Health Services reported three (3) new positive cases of COVID-19 yesterday in Akwesasne’s southern portion. Two (2) community members have resolved however, there remains 27 total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. There is no update on the 94 family members and friends in quarantine at home.

The 27 total active cases are the most reported since March 5, 2021 and includes 12 children under the age of 12-years old, 2 individuals between the ages of 12 to 18 years, and 13 over the age of 18 years. It brings the total positive cases to 442 since the first case was reported on March 28, 2020.

Individuals are highly urged to please treat everyone as if they are positive and stay in your immediate household bubble. If you travel in the community, please wear a mask properly in all public places and when social distancing is not possible; wash your hands often; avoid large gatherings and avoid poorly ventilated spaces; stay home if you are sick; and please choose to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family, and your community.

Individuals who choose to be vaccinated can attend the Open Walk-In Vaccine Clinic being held today from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the former-IGA Building. Vaccination appointments can also be scheduled directly with Health Services by calling in advance at (518) 358-3141.

The COVID-19 Vaccine is also available from healthcare providers and pharmacies outside of Akwesasne and can be found by texting your ZIP code to 438829, or calling 1-800-232-0233. Community members who receive vaccinations outside of Akwesasne are asked to please call the Tribe’s Outreach Program at (518) 333-0230 to have it documented with the tribal clinic.

Those who are 18 years or more and choose to get vaccinated will receive a $100 gift certificate from the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. The gift certificates are being provided to tribal members and employees of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, or tribal enterprises for each dose received. The gift certificates can be redeemed at the casino for cash, while individuals under 18 years will receive a $100 Walmart gift card.

The casino gift certificates and Walmart gift card will be provided for new vaccinations only. Individuals who previously received the COVID-19 Vaccine are automatically eligible to receive a monetary prize at two vaccination milestones. Five (5) $1,000 Milestone Incentive Drawings will be conducted when the Tribe’s vaccination rate reaches 50% and 60%. The current vaccination rate is 49.2%.