01192021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard
01192021 Srmt Covid 19 Update Dashboard

Tribe’s EOC Reports Spike in COVID-19 Cases: 9 New Active

Jan 19, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is reporting another spike in COVID-19 cases, with nine (9) new case today. The new cases make 19 total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. We are pleased that 13 of our relatives have resolved since Friday, January 15th. The number of 54 family members and friends in quarantine remains unchanged at this time however, we wish them all a safe and speedy recovery.

As a reminder, if you have received orders to quarantine or isolate, you MUST remain at home until you are officially released by a public health official. DO NOT travel in the community and place other people’s health at risk. If you are under the Tribe’s jurisdiction and require emergency food supplies or other essential items, please call the Tribe’s Office of the Family Advocate at (518) 358-3021.

With the increasing number of active cases in and around the Akwesasne community, we remind everyone to please continue wearing a mask, social distance, wash your hands, and stay in your immediate household’s bubble. Please take personal responsibility for your actions today.


Seniors ages 65 and over can now call the Tribe’s Office for the Aging to pre-register to receive a vaccination. A provider from Health Services will contact you to complete a health screening and schedule your appointment. You will need to provide your name, date of birth, and phone number. To pre-register, call the Tribe’s Office for the Aging at (518) 358-2963.


Five (5) COVID-19 community drive-thru test collection clinics were scheduled for January 2021, with the next one taking place on January 26th beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the former-IGA Building. Akwesasne residents and employees may also schedule a test by contacting Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Malone at (518) 521-3322 or Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Massena at (315) 705-0700.


TEST RESULTS: For anyone seeking to obtain their COVID-19 test results, please call the clinic at (518) 333-0230.

FOOD: If you require emergency food supplies or other essential items, please contact the Family Advocate’s Office at (518) 358-3021. You may also call their staff directly at: Everett Lazore, Family Advocate — (518) 333-8450; Kerry Jacobs, Victim Advocate — (518) 651-9150; or Crystal Stehlin, Junior Advocate — (518) 651-1435

MENTAL: If you are dealing with a mental health crisis, please call Mental Health Services at (518) 358-3145 or the After-Hours Crisis Center at (518) 651-4475.

POLICE: For law enforcement or other emergency assistance, contact the Tribal Police Department at (518) 358-9200 or dial “9-1-1”.

EOC: If you have a non-emergency matter, please call the Emergency Operations Center at (518) 320-0019; Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

For a listing of other tribal services and programs that are here to help you, please visit the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s website at www.srmt-nsn.gov or see our Facebook page.