12022021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
12022021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

Tribal EOC Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases: 19 Total Active

Dec 2, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center and Health Services reported five (5) new positive cases today of COVID-19 in Akwesasne’s southern portion. Two (2) community members have been released from isolation, but 19 total active cases remain under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. Two (2) family members and friends remain hospitalized, but not counted as active cases as they’re under the hospital’s care until released. There is no update on the total number of individuals in quarantine, which was reported at seven (7) yesterday. We with them a safe recovery.

The 19 total active cases are the most reported by the Tribe since October 19th and the number of cases is continuing to increase in nearby areas. Both St. Lawrence County Public Health Departments and Franklin County Public Health Services attribute the high numbers to seasonal and other celebratory gatherings. As a result, they are urging individuals to get tested before and after gatherings, as well please chose to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community.


Health Services is holding more Pediatric Pfizer Vaccine Clinics for kids ages 5 to 11-years old at their main campus located at 404 State Route 37. The vaccine clinics are for Akwesasne or tribally enrolled children and will be held on December 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., December 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and December 22nd 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.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services will be conducting additional distributions of the COVID-19 Home Test Kits during the month of December. Community members will receive either the BinaxNow COVID-19 Antigen Self Kit or the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test. They are being provided at no cost on Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the clinic’s testing garage located at 404 State Route 37. Please use the gravel road located across from McGee Road to access the garage.


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.


Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is holding an Open Walk-in Vaccine Clinic every Wednesday 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 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.