Covid Numbers 3 19 21
Covid Numbers 3 19 21

Tribe's EOC Reports Zero New Cases: 5 Total Active

Mar 19, 2021

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is reporting zero (0) new case of COVID-19 — making 5 total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. Zero (0) community members have been released from isolation or quarantine, while at least four (4) family members and friends remain in quarantine at home. Zero (0) relatives are currently hospitalized. We wish them and everyone who continues to be affected by the virus a safe, and complication-free recovery.

The next COVID-19 community drive-thru test collection will be held Tuesday, March 23rd at the former-IGA Building beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., or while test supplies last. Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a test by calling Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Malone at (518) 521-3322 or their Massena facility at (315) 705-0700.

As a reminder, individuals should only get a PCR Test if they have been outside of their immediate household bubble or not following protective measures. There is no need to get tested weekly if you have been complaint with safety protocols and stayed in your immediate bubble. The PCR tests are free however, requests to receive a Rapid Test from our mass test providers is at the individual’s expense.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) reminds community members that protective measures that were developed to keep us all safe are still in effect, regardless of vaccination status: Wear your mask in public places. Stay at least six (6) feet apart from others who do not live in your household bubble. Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds, and do not travel outside of the 300-mile radius for non-essential travel. The number of cases is slowly improving, but we ask everyone to please help prevent any further spread.

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.