05232022 SRMT COVID 19 Update Dashboard
05232022 SRMT COVID 19 Update Dashboard

Tribe Reports 26 New COVID-19 Cases: 7 Total Active

May 23, 2022

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s COVID-19 Response Team reported 26 new positive cases of COVID-19 during the past week in the southern portion of Akwesasne: from May 17th to May 23rd. 19 positive cases have completed their 5-day isolation period, but seven (7) active cases remain under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. Please wish them all a safe and complication-free recovery.

The 26 positive cases that were reported include:

  • One (1) toddler between the age of 0 to 4 years old;
  • Two (2) children between the age of 5 and 11;
  • One (1) teenager between 12 and 17; and
  • 22 community members over the age of 18.


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. Beginning the week of June 6th, testing will be held on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a FREE PCR or Rapid Molecular test by contacting Mountain Medical at 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 are being distributed each day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the clinic’s front reception desk and security. 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.


The COVID-19 Vaccines continue to be available for all series during the Wednesday Walk-in Vaccine Clinic located at 404 State Route 37 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Individuals may also call to schedule an appointment by calling (518) 358-3142.

The 2nd Booster is currently available for individuals who are:

--50-years or older and received their 1st Booster at least 4 months ago;
--12 years or older, with a moderate or severely immunocompromised condition, and received their 1st Booster at least 4 months ago; or
--18 years or older and received two (2) doses of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Vaccine at least 4 months ago.

If you are unsure when to receive the 2nd Booster or have questions, please reach out to your healthcare provider.