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Posted: September 13, 2021


SRMT Health Services Reports 49.2% Vaccination Rate

September 10, 2021


AKWESASNE —The Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services reported nearly half of all eligible individuals are fully vaccinated and protected against COVID-19. An additional 144 vaccinations were conducted this week at their Open Walk-in Clinic — bringing the total vaccination rate to 49.2%.

There remains 4,011 individuals ages 12-years or more that are encouraged to receive their first or second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. When the vaccination rate reaches 50%, Milestone Incentive Drawings will be held to award $1,000 to individuals for placing the health and safety of the community as a priority.

Individuals who are unvaccinated are highly encouraged to 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 in Akwesasne. Vaccination appointments can also be scheduled directly with Health Services by calling in advance at (518) 358-3141.

The COVID-19 Vaccine is also available from healthcare providers and pharmacies outside of Akwesasne and can be found by texting your ZIP code to 438829, or calling 1-800-232-0233. Community members who receive vaccinations outside of Akwesasne are asked to please call the Tribe’s Outreach Program at (518) 333-0230 to have it documented with the tribal clinic.

Those who are 18 years or more and choose to get vaccinated will receive a $100 gift certificate from the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort. The gift certificates are being provided to tribal members and employees of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, or tribal enterprises for each dose received. The gift certificates can be redeemed at the casino for cash, while individuals under 18 years will receive a $100 Walmart gift card.

The casino gift certificates and Walmart gift card will be provided for new vaccinations only. Individuals who previously received the COVID-19 Vaccine are automatically eligible to receive a monetary prize at two vaccination milestones. Five (5) $1,000 Milestone Incentive Drawings will be conducted when the Tribe’s vaccination rate reaches 50% and 60%.


Age Group Prime Shots Booster Shots Total Vaccinations Population % Fully Vaccinated % Not Vaccinated
12-15yrs 162 128 290 585 21.9% 78.1%
16-17yrs 157 131 288 282 46.5% 53.5%
18yrs+ 3,860 3,574 7,434 7,027 50.9% 49.1%
Totals 4,179 3,883 8,012 7,894 49.2% 50.8%
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