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Posted: July 8, 2021


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Ohiarihkó:wa/July 7, 2021

Communications Department

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Tribe’s EOC Reports Zero COVID-19 Cases: 44% Vaccination Rate

AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center is continuing to report no new or active cases of COVID-19 in Akwesasne’s southern portion. The last active case reported within the Tribe’s jurisdiction was 36 days ago on June 1st. There are also no individuals in isolation or quarantine under the Tribe’s jurisdiction. We continue to extend appreciation to everyone who has done their part to keep us all safe, which includes those who got vaccinated to protect themselves, their families, and other community members.Niawen/Thank you.

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services reports that 7,196 total vaccinations have been administered, as of June 30th. This includes 3,720 Primes, or first doses, provided to individuals of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines. Additionally; 3,476 Boosters; or second doses, have been provided at the Wednesday Walk-in Vaccine Clinics. It represents a current vaccination rate of 44% under the Tribe’s jurisdiction, with 56% of eligible individuals ages 12 years or older still needing to be vaccinated.

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

  % NOT
12-15yrs   75   42   117   585   7.2%   92.8%  
16-17yrs   119   100   219   282   35.4%   64.6%  
18yrs+   3,526   3,334   6,860   7,027   47.4%   52.6%  
TOTALS   3,720   3,476   7,196   7,894   44%   56%  



Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services announced that individuals may now receive a COVID-19 Vaccine during their normally scheduled medical appointments. Please let your health care provider know you are interested in being vaccinated during the time of your appointment. You may also schedule a vaccination appointment by calling Health Services at (518) 358-3141.

Individuals may attend the Open Walk-In Vaccine Clinic 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.

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.


Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is conducting COVID-19 PCR Test Collection Clinics from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at their main campus located at 404 State Route. Please utilize the new road located across from McGee Road. The testing clinic is open for all community members and employees of SRMT, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Akwesasne businesses, and local school districts.

Akwesasne residents and employees can also schedule a COVID-19 test by contacting Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Malone at (518) 521-3322 or Mountain Medical Urgent Care in Massena at (315) 705-0700. The PCR Test is free however, requests to receive a Rapid Test is at the individual’s expense. Please note that the Tribe’s contract for COVID-19 testing with Mountain Medical will end on July 31st.

Individuals should only get tested if they are exhibiting symptoms, haven’t been compliant with safety protocols, or no sooner than seven (7) days following a suspected exposure to a positive case. Some early symptoms of COVID-19 are diarrhea, fever, cough, tiredness, or possible loss of taste or smell.

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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