01182022 Covid 19 Vaccination Chart
01182022 Covid 19 Vaccination Chart

Tribal Health Services Reports 69.6% Vaccination Rate

Jan 19, 2022

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is pleased to report that 69.6% of eligible residents have received their initial two-shot series of a COVID-19 vaccine as of January 13, 2022; with 31.6% of eligible community members having received the additional booster dose. The population includes individuals ages 5 years or more who are eligible for the primary series of two shots, while those ages 12 years or more are eligible to receive a booster shot.

To help encourage eligible individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Health Services is continuing to conduct a drawing at each 5% vaccine milestone. Five (5) names will be drawn to win $1,000 each for choosing to protect themselves and those they love. The next drawing will be held when the tribal vaccination rate reaches 70%, which will be aired live on Akwesasne TV’s Facebook page.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is holding a Pediatric Pfizer Vaccination Clinic for kids ages 5 to 11-years old at their main campus located at 404 State Route 37 on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This will be a walk-in clinic, but appointments are preferred by calling (518) 358-3142.

Health Services is also holding an Open Walk-in Vaccine Clinic on Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 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. Flu shots are available at the open clinic.

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.