09282021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
09282021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

SRMT EOC Reports 3 New COVID-19 Cases: 31 Total Active

Sep 28, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Health Services reported three (3) new positive COVID-19 cases. They are pleased that six (6) individuals have resolved, but there remain 31 total active cases in Akwesasne’s southern portion. Through contact tracing, there remain 18 family members and friends in quarantine at home.

The 31 total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction include:

Age Group # of Cases
<12yrs 14
12-18yrs 3
18yrs+ 14

DUE TO COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION, TREAT EVERYONE AS IF THEY ARE POSITIVE. Please adhere to the following set of protective measures to keep yourself, your family, and your community healthy and safe:

  • Stay in your immediate family bubble,
  • Wear a mask that covers your mouth and nose in all public places,
  • Stay at least 6 feet apart from others who don’t live with you,
  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water;
  • Avoid large gatherings and poorly ventilated spaces,
  • Stay home if you are sick; and
  • Please choose to get vaccinated.


Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is holding an Open COVID-19 Walk-In Vaccination Clinic tomorrow on Wednesday, September 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and on Thursday, September 30th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the former-IGA Building, located at 850 State Route 37 in Akwesasne.

The Thursday clinic is being held later in the afternoon to accommodate students, families, and individuals who work during the day. Health Services is asking individuals who choose to be vaccinated to wear a mask, a short-sleeved shirt, and be prepared to wait 15 minutes after receiving their shot.

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%.


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.

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 37. Please use the gravel road located across from McGee Road and follow the signs.

Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a COVID-19 PCR test by contacting Mountain Medical at the following locations on 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.


Those individuals who received isolation or quarantine orders are required to stay at home until released by public health. If you are under the Tribe’s jurisdiction and require basic food items, please contact the Office of the Family Advocate at (518) 358-3021. You may also contact their staff directly by calling Everett Lazore at (518) 333-8450, Kerry Jacobs at (518) 651-9150, or Crystal Stehlin at (518) 651-1435.

Trained staff at the Tribe’s Mental Health Services are also available to provide support. If you or a loved one need someone to talk to, please contact Mental Health at (518) 358-3145 or call their After-Hours Crisis Center at (518) 651-4475. It is okay to not be okay and there is always someone here to help.