11102021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
11102021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

Tribal EOC Reports 2 New COVID-19 Cases: 4 Total Active

Nov 10, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Health Services reported two (2) new positive cases of COVID-19 in Akwesasne’s southern portion. They are pleased that three (3) community members have been released from isolation however, four (4) active cases remain under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. The 4 active cases are the lowest reported since August 25th.

The EOC and Health Services report that one (1) individual was released from hospitalization, but one community member remains under the hospital’s care. Through contact tracing, there are six (6) family members in quarantine. We wish them all a safe recovery and ask everyone to please extend compassion to anyone who has been impacted by COVID-19. We are all still in this together,

If you suspect exposure to a positive case, please self-quarantine and self-monitor your symptoms for diarrhea, fever, cough, tiredness, or loss of taste or smell. If any of these develop, please call your healthcare provider for guidance. Do not drive to the clinic or hospital without calling first.

We kindly ask that you please treat everyone as if they are positive, wear a mask in all public places, wash your hands often, avoid large gatherings and uncontrolled environments where there are no safety measures, practice social distancing, and stay home if you are sick. More importantly, please choose to get vaccinated to protect yourself and those you love.


Individuals under the Tribe’s jurisdiction who received isolation or quarantine orders are required to stay at home until released by public health -- do not travel! 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.


Vaccine booster shots are now available for individuals who completed their initial two-shot series at least six (6) months ago. Similar to the rollout in January 2021; seniors who are 65-years old or more and individuals with immunocompromised medical conditions will be given priority status. Those who are eligible can receive their booster shot at any vaccine clinic being held on Wednesday’s from Noon to 4:00 p.m. at the former-IGA Building. There is no need to schedule an appointment.


Health Services will begin administering doses of the Pediatric Pfizer Vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11-years old next week. This is on a first come first serve basis, so parents are encouraged to call ahead and schedule an appointment by calling (518) 333-0230. By vaccinating children ages 5 and older, we can help protect them from COVID-19 and get them back to doing the things they’ve missed out on because of the pandemic. Please keep in mind that a parent or guardian must be present for a minor’s vaccination.


Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is holding an Open COVID-19 Walk-In Vaccination Clinic every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the former-IGA Building, located at 850 State Route. Individuals who receive the COVID-19 Vaccine are automatically eligible to receive a monetary prize at each 5% increment. With the current vaccination rate of 55.1%, the next drawing for five (5) $1,000 Milestone Vaccine Incentive Winners will be held, so get your shot and receive a chance to win money for the upcoming holidays.

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.


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.

Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a 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

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.