02092022 Srmt Covid 19 Vaccination Chart
02092022 Srmt Covid 19 Vaccination Chart

Tribal Health Services Reports 70.8% Vaccination Rate

Feb 9, 2022

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is proud to report that 70.8% of eligible residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; as of February 8, 2022. This includes individuals ages 5-years old or more who have received their initial two-shot series of either the Pfizer of Moderna vaccine. The large number of community members who have chosen to protect themselves is encouraging however, we continue to urge those who remain unvaccinated to please get vaccinated. Being vaccinated greatly reduces your chances of being hospitalized or possibly dying from COVID-19. It also helps protect those who cannot get vaccinated due to an existing medical condition or age.

To help encourage eligible individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Health Services is continuing to conduct a drawing at each 5% vaccine milestone. With the vaccination rate surpassing 70%, five (5) names will be drawn on Thursday, February 10th to win $1,000 each for choosing to protect themselves. The drawing will be conducted 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 is a walk-in clinic, but appointments are preferred by calling (518) 358-3142.

Health Services is also holding an Open Walk-in Vaccine Clinic for individuals ages 12 years or more on Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the former-IGA Building, located at 850 State Route 37. Flu shots are available at the open clinic.

A vaccine clinic is also being held on Fridays by appointment only from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the clinic’s main campus. To schedule an appointment, please call (518) 358-3142.

For community members who receive the COVID-19 vaccine outside of Akwesasne, please report your vaccination to the Tribe’s Outreach Program by calling (518) 333-0230.