DOH LAND-BASED HEALING PROGRAM WELCOMES WIIKWEMKOONG COMMUNITY TO AKWESASNE

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Land-Based Healing Program (LBH) welcomed members of the Wiikwemkoong nation to Akwesasne. The purpose of the visit was to create a partnership and share ideas and resources that would benefit both communities. The Wiikwemkoong nation members who attended serve various roles in their home territories, such as mental health services, education, land-based practices, and youth […]

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RED RIBBON WEEK 2023

Let’s get ready and prepare for Red Ribbon Week together! Be kind to your mind, live drug free and join us for our themed days for a week full of fun this year.    Red Ribbon Week will be held from October 23-27, 2023. The schedule is as follows: Monday, October 23: Wear Red Day Tuesday, October 24: Mismatch Day […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WELCOMES NEW HEALTH ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) welcomed a new member to their Health Advisory Board. DOH conducted a swearing-in ceremony with the new board member, Emmy Mitchell, on Thursday, October 5th. Emmy will represent the District of Tsi Snaihne during her tenure on the Health Advisory Board.   The board consists of community members from each district […]

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MCA OPENS NEW DETOX CENTER: SAHATIHAHARÁ:NE

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health will begin accepting clients at its new detox center, Sahatihahará:ne  this coming Monday, October 2, 2023. The 4-bed/4-client center is located on Kawehno:ke and fills a need in healthcare and addictions services that our medical teams are committed to providing.   “This is a major milestone for our healthcare services,” said District […]

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LAND-BASED HEALING LAUNCHES FIRST WOMEN’S SUNRISE PADDLE EVENT

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Land-Based Healing Program (LBH) launched its first Women’s Sunrise Paddle event. The Women’s Sunrise Paddle was hosted by Land-Based Healing Specialist, Steevi King, along with Traditional Medicines Arisawe Lazore, and singer/songwriter Bear Fox.   The Women’s Sunrise Paddle met at 6:00 a.m., had welcoming words from Arisawe Lazore and Bear Fox, a meditation session, then […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND CORNWALL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCE NEW INDIGENOUS PATIENT NAVIGATOR

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) and Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) welcome new Indigenous Patient Navigator, April White. The Indigenous Patient Navigator role was created from a partnership between MCA’s Department of Health and Cornwall Community Hospital to better meet the needs of indigenous patients and clients who are seeking healthcare in CCH.    April has been […]

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EOHU PROVIDES UPDATE ON COVID-19 AND OTHER SEASONAL VACCINES

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) has provided the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) with updates on the current state of COVID-19 in the Eastern Ontario region. MCA/DOH falls into the catchment area of the EOHU. The EOHU also provided updates on expected seasonal vaccine clinics.   The percent of the population who has received a 3rd […]

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DOH MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) is providing the community with information on the Meals on Wheels Program. The Meals on Wheels Program delivers freshly prepared meals, Monday to Friday, for its registered clients. The meals are delivered directly to community members’ homes within the three districts of Kana:takon, Tsi Snaihne, and Kawehno:ke.    The Meals on […]

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TSIIONKWANONHSO:TE NOTIFIED OF COVID-19 OUTBREAK STATUS

The Tsiionkwanonhso:te Long-Term Care (LTC) facility has been notified that they are officially in COVID-19 Outbreak Status as of Wednesday, September 6, 2023. There are currently no restrictions on visitation. However, masks are mandatory at all times when visiting loved ones, and there is no mingling or visiting others throughout the facility. If you are not feeling well, we strongly […]

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