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Ohiari:ha/June 13, 2022
Tribe reports 11 new cases of COVID-19 since June 6e – 13e
AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe COVID-19 Response Team reported 11 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the southern part of Akwesasne: as of June 6e to June 13e. Six (6) positive cases have completed their 5-day isolation period, but five (5) active cases remain under the jurisdiction of the Tribe. Please wish them all a safe and uncomplicated recovery.
Active cases include five (5) community members over the age of 18.
COVID-19 SCREENING CLINIC — TUESDAYS:
COVID-19 PCR testing is available Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Health Department Testing Garage located at 404 State Route 37. Please use the gravel road across from McGee Road.
Residents and employees of Akwesasne can also schedule a FREE PCR or rapid molecular test by contacting Mountain Medical at the following locations Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and weekends 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.:
Mountain Medical Emergency Care (Malone)
3372 National Road 11
Tel: (518) 521-3322
Mountain Medical Urgent Care (Massena)
2, hospital walk
Tel: (315) 705-0700
COVID-19 HOME TEST KITS — EVERY DAY:
COVID-19 home test kits are distributed daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the clinic’s reception and security. Community members are encouraged to come inside the building to receive the QuickVue At-Home OTC COVID-19 test.
People who test positive are encouraged to self-report positive results to St. Lawrence County Public Health at (315) 386-2325, SRMT contact tracers at (518) 333-0230 or the Franklin County Public Health https://bit.ly/3njGiRa.
Positive cases should provide notification to those who may have been potentially exposed.
COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC — WEDNESDAY:
COVID-19 vaccines continue to be available for all rounds during the Wednesday Walk-In Immunization Clinic located at 404 State Route 37 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. People can also call to make an appointment by dialing (518) 358.-3142.
Bothn/a Booster is currently available for people:
–50 years or older and have received their 1st Recall at least 4 months ago;
–12 years or older, with a moderate or severe immunocompromised condition, and have received their 1st Recall at least 4 months ago; Where
-18 years or older and received two (2) doses of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Vaccine at least 4 months ago.
If you don’t know when to receive the 2n/a Booster or if you have any questions, please contact your healthcare provider.