Tribe Reports 14 New COVID-19 Cases: 12 Total Active
May 13, 2022
AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s COVID-19 Response Team reported 14 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the southern portion of Akwesasne from May 10, 2022 to May 13, 2022. Two (2) cases have completed their isolation period however, 12 active cases remain under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. The active cases include two (2) toddlers between the ages of 0 to 4-years old, two (2) teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17, and eight (8) community members over the age of 18. We extend our best wishes for a safe recovery and encourage eligible individuals to please get vaccinated.
COVID-19 TESTING CLINIC -- MONDAYS:
COVID-19 PCR Testing is available on Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Health Service’s testing garage located at 404 State Route 37. Please use the gravel road across from McGee Road.
Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a FREE PCR or Rapid Molecular test by contacting Mountain Medical a, 71t 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
COVID-19 HOME TEST KITS -- TUESDAYS:
COVID-19 Home Test Kits are being distributed at no cost from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays at the clinic’s main campus. Community members are asked to go inside the building to receive either the BinaxNow COVID-19 Antigen Self Kit or the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 Test.
Individuals who test positive are asked to self-report positive results to St. Lawrence County Public Health at (315) 386-2325, SRMT Contact Tracers at (518) 333-0230, or Franklin County Public Health at https://bit.ly/3njGiRa.
Positive cases should provide notification to individuals who may have been potentially exposed.
COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC -- WEDNESDAYS:
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is being held at the tribal clinic’s main campus located at 404 State Route 37. The weekly vaccine clinic is open to all individuals over the age of 5-years old from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. No appointment is needed.
A second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster is now available during the Wednesday Walk-in Vaccine Clinic or by appointment by calling (518) 358-3142. The second booster is available for individuals who are 50-years old or more and those over the age of 12 years with an immunocompromised condition.