12142021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
12142021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

Tribal EOC Reports 1 New COVID-19 Death: 27 Total Active

Dec 14, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center and Health Services reported one (1) new case of COVID-19 today in Akwesasne’s southern portion. Eight (8) community members have been released from isolation since yesterday, but there remain 27 total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. Through contact tracing, 26 family members and friends are in quarantine at home to prevent further spread and three (3) individuals remain hospitalized -- though they are not considered active and will remain under the hospital’s care until released. Unfortunately, one (1) more community members has succumbed to COVID-19. We offer our sincere condolences to their family and friends during this difficult time.

We kindly remind you to please treat everyone as if they are positive -- wear a mask in all public places, wash your hands often, avoid uncontrolled gatherings, social distance, stay in your immediate bubble, and stay home if you are sick.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is kindly reminding individuals who received a COVID-19 Home Test Kit to only use them if you are symptomatic (displaying symptoms). Read the full instructions prior to use and DO NOT leave them in vehicles, as cold temperatures will affect accuracy of results. Retain the test kit, as positive results will require information listed on the package. If positive, isolate and notify SRMT Contact Tracers at (518) 333-0230, Franklin County Public Health at (518) 481-1710, or St. Lawrence County Public Health at (315) 386-2325. If negative and still symptomatic, wear a mask and administer a second test 24 to 36 hours after the initial test.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is holding another Pediatric Pfizer Vaccination Clinic for kids ages 5 to 11-years old at their main campus located at 404 State Route 37 on Tuesday, December 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This will be a walk-in clinic, but appointments are preferred by calling (518) 358-3142.

Health Services will also be holding an Open Walk-in Vaccine Clinic tomorrow on Wednesday, December 15th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the former-IGA Building, located at 850 State Route 37. Individuals 12-years old or more can attend to receive either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. Booster shots are also available for 18+ and must be received no sooner than six (6) months after the initial two-shot series.

The COVID-19 Vaccine is also available during scheduled medical appointments at Health Services and from healthcare providers and pharmacies outside of Akwesasne. 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.


Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is conducting COVID-19 PCR testing on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at their main campus located at 404 State Route 37. Please use the road located across from McGee Road and follow the signs for testing garage.

Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a FREE 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 the weekends 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

The COVID-19 PCR Test is free to Akwesasne residents and employees however, requests to receive a Rapid Test is at the individual’s expense. Rapid Tests conducted by Mountain Medical cost $52.

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.


COVID-19 symptoms include, but are not limited to; diarrhea, fever/chills, headaches and body aches, cough, nausea and vomiting, fever, and/or a loss of taste or smell. Don’t assume it is allergies or just a sore throat. Please isolate at home if you have symptoms and get tested to know for sure!