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Posted: June 18, 2021

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Ohiarí:ha /June 17, 2021   

Tribe’s EOC Continues to Report Zero COVID-19 Cases: 42.5% Vaccine Rate

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center is continuing to report there have been no new cases of COVID-19 in Akwesasne’s southern portion since June 1st. There are also no active cases and no individuals in quarantine under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. We continue to extend appreciation to everyone who is doing their part to keep us all safe, including those who got vaccinated to protect themselves, their families, and other community members. Niawen/Thank you.

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services reports that 7,000 total vaccinations have been administered, as of June 16th. This includes 3,645 Primes, or first doses, provided to individuals of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines. Additionally; 3,355 Boosters; or second doses, have been provided at the Wednesday Walk-in Vaccine Clinics. It represents a current vaccination rate of 42.5% under the Tribe’s jurisdiction, with 57.5% of eligible individuals ages 12 years or older still needing to be vaccinated.

The total number of vaccinations administered to date are as follows:

AGE GROUP   PRIME SHOTS   BOOSTER SHOTS   TOTAL
VACCINATIONS
  POPULATION   % FULLY
VACCINATED
  % NOT
VACCINATED
 
12-15yrs   53   5   58   585   .85%   99.15%  
16-17yrs   108   93   201   282   33%   67%  
18yrs+   3,484   3,257   6,741   7,027   46.5%   53.5%  
TOTALS   3,645   3,355   7,000   7,897   42.5%   57.5%  

COVID-19 WALK-IN VACCINE CLINICS

An Open Walk-In Vaccine Clinic is being held every Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the former-IGA Building located at 850 State Route 37 in Akwesasne. All individuals ages 12 years or older can attend, but keep in mind that minors require a parent to be present. College students are urged to check with their school’s vaccination requirement for returning to campus in the fall. If you have any questions about vaccine clinics being conducted by SRMT Health Services please call (518) 333-0230.

Individuals who are 18 years and older and receive the Moderna Vaccine will be entered into a drawing to win prizes: including a 70” Flat Screen TV, $250 BJ’s Gift Card, or a 1-Night Stay in Lake Placid with Zipline tickets! Those who receive the COVID-19 vaccine will also get a voucher for a FREE Sub, courtesy of Subway located in the Speedway Plaza at 935 State Route 37. All minors 12 to 17-year-olds who receive the Pfizer Vaccine will be entered into a drawing to win a $250 Apple Gift Card.

The next drawing will take place on Wednesday, June 23rd for the second $250 BJ’s Gift Card and an Overnight Stay and Zipline Package in Lake Placid. The following week on June 30th, a drawing will be held for a 70-inch Samsung television, so please get vaccinated and don’t miss your chance to win prizes!

Community members who received their COVID-19 vaccination away from Akwesasne are asked to call the Tribe’s Outreach Program at (518) 358-3141 to have it documented with Health Services. Documenting vaccinations locally is an important way to help track and build community immunity.

If you have a non-emergency matter, please call the Emergency Operations Center at (518) 320-0019; Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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