08122021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
08122021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

SRMT EOC Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases, 14 Total Active

Aug 12, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center and Health Services is reporting four (4) new case of COVID-19 in the southern portion of Akwesasne. One (1) individual is being hospitalized, while zero (0) individuals have been released from isolation since yesterday -- leaving fourteen (14) total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. Fifteen (15) family members and friends remain in quarantine at home and following public health guidance. We extend them all our best wishes for a safe and complication-free recovery.

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, mask wearing is highly advised, and is still mandatory for those who are not fully vaccinated. Children under 12 years old are not eligible and are depending on adults to get vaccinated to protect them. Please do your part and get vaccinated if you are eligible and help keep our community safe. Children under 12 years of age aren’t eligible to be vaccinated and are counting on adults to protect them. Please do it for the children.

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is holding the next Open Walk-In Vaccine Clinic on Wednesday, August 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the former-IGA Building located at 850 State Route 37 in Akwesasne. All individuals ages 12 years or older can attend, but keep in mind that minors require a parent to be present. Individuals can also schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine by calling Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services at (518) 358-3141.

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is also 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 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.