Three new COVID cases reported in Akwesasne Monday
AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center reported three new cases of COVID-19 Monday — making six total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction.
Five relatives were released from isolation although ten family members and friends remain in quarantine.The tribe’s Health Services is conducting a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic this week for individuals with social or economic connections to the Akwesasne community. The walk-in vaccination clinic will be held at the former-IGA Building on Thursday from 9a.m. until noon or until supplies last. The clinic is for individuals 18-years or older interested in receiving the Moderna vaccine.
Non-native spouses of tribal members and Akwesasne employees who reside in Canada are eligible to receive the vaccine.
Akwesasne residents and employees can still schedule a COVID-19 test by calling Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Malone at (518) 521-3322 or their Massena facility at (315) 705-0700. Tests should only be taken if you have been outside of your immediate household bubble, not following protective measures, and no sooner than seven days after suspected exposure to a positive case.
Individuals awaiting COVID-19 test results cannot receive a vaccination. For more information about the Tribe’s vaccination process or to check your COVID-19 test results, call Health Service’s new direct line at (518) 333-0230. Leave your name and a good telephone number for a healthcare worker to call back.