AMPS COVID-19 RESPONSE

In response to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) is making adjustments to ensure continued service to the community of Akwesasne. As a result, AMPS will implement some temporary measures for the safety of our community and staff members. • Based on present information provided by health officials, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is asking the public […]

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ACFS — LIP SYNC CONTEST

Akwesasne Child & Family Services is hosting a lip sync contest! Pick your favorite song, take a video of your best lip syncing and send it to the Akwesasne Child & Family Services Facebook page. Winner will be chosen by the number of likes, so be sure to share! Contest ends on April 17, 2020. For more information, please call […]

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KIDS KANIEN’KEHA RADIO BINGO

Tune in to 97.3 CKON at 2 p.m. on April 3 for a special kids edition of radio bingo! CKON will be airing this radio bingo in Kanien’keha, no translation. Practice your language, win some prizes and have some fun! For cards and inquiries, please contact Marcey Thompson at 613-575-2341 ext. 3139.  

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ARE THE KIDS BORED?

Akwesasne Child & Family Services has board games, art supplies, hockey sticks, and more to giveaway to children in the community that can use them! Stock is limited to ONE item per child and will be given on a “first call, first serve” basis. Please contact ACFS at 613-575-2341 ext. 3139.  

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AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL AND LARGE GATHERINGS

Steps for Self-Isolation   The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health is advising community members to cancel non-essential travel – both local travel and travel away from the community. If someone is not a member of your household or a direct care support person, they should not be visiting your home at this time. A 50-mile radius is being […]

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MOHAWK COUNCIL OF AKWESASNE & SAINT REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE EMPHASIZE SELF-QUARANTINE REQUIREMENT

On March 16, 2020, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe declared a State of Emergency. Since that time, both of our councils have received, and continue to receive, serious concerns from community members about travel outside of Akwesasne by others and the NEED for those community members who return to Akwesasne to self-quarantine. This includes […]

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MCA HEALTH FACILITY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Essential Health Services Remain Operational The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Kanonhkwa’tsherí:io Health Facility is closed to the public as of March 24, 2020. Essential programs and services will continue to be delivered to the community. Any community members coming to the Kanonhkwa’tsherí:io Health Facility to pick up prescriptions from Proxim Pharmacy, or to pick up anything from a program or […]

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MCA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COMMUNITY UPDATE (MARCH 23, 2020)

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health is working tirelessly to ensure that essential programs and services continue to be delivered to the community. As a preventative measure to protect our community and our staff, we are strongly discouraging any and all activities that would allow for community and people to congregate; for example, social gatherings of 50 people […]

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WHOLISTIC HEALTH & WELLNESS — ANNOUNCEMENT & RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY

The safety and security of the community is our top priority. The MCA Wholistic Health & Wellness Program has made the decision to put a hold on all non-essential appointments, which include ongoing maintenance appointments with our mental health staff. All clients with scheduled appointments will be contacted to reschedule. Staff are available for assistance for mental health support by telephone ONLY […]

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EOHU — SOCIAL DISTANCING PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES

On March 22, 2020, the following order was made by Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, the Medical Officer of Health of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU). This is to ensure that social distancing public health measures are carried through and to clarify any confusion for the public. In the EOHU area, the following establishments/premises are asked to be immediately closed. All […]

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