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Posted: November 20, 2020

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Tribe’s EOC Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases, 18 Total Active

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reported four (4) new active cases of COVID-19 today — making eighteen (18) total active cases under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. Community spread of the virus is continuing, so please practice protective measures and treat everyone as if they are positive.

To help address the ongoing transmission of the virus, an additional PCR COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Collection Clinic will be held tomorrow, Friday, November 20th, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the former-IGA Building in Akwesasne, located at 850 Route 37. The test collection is free for all Akwesasne residents and non-member employees of local businesses and schools.

The above individuals are also able to schedule an appointment to receive a PCR COVID-19 Test by contacting Mountain Medical Services at: (518) 521-3322 in Malone or (315) 705-0700 in Massena. Individuals must call ahead to schedule an appointment — Do not drive to test site without an appointment. Please bring identification.

As a reminder, please continue to place the safety of our community as a priority by practicing social distancing, wearing a mask when maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet from others is not possible, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer often, andstay within your immediate household’s bubble at this time.

Please remember that we continue to be all in this together as the number of positive cases increase. Our unified efforts are needed now more than ever, as well as our continued compassion and kindness to those who have been or continue to be affected by the virus.

If you have a non-medical emergency matter or require essential items, please call the Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center at (518) 320-0019.

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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.

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