DOH ANNOUNCES COVID-19 VARIANT TYPE IN COMMUNITY

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of the COVID-19 Variant of Concern (VOC) type within the Jurisdiction of MCA, that being B.1.351 (501Y.V2) (originally identified in South Africa).  There is no evidence that the South African VOC causes more serious illness or symptoms for those who are infected with this strain. As with the […]

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MCA 2021 GENERAL ELECTION UPDATE: VOTERS LISTS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

The Executive Director of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has called for a General Election to be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021.  PLEASE CHECK THE VOTERS LISTS THAT ARE POSTED IN YOUR DISTRICT. Tsi Snaihne: Iohahi:io Akwesasne Education & Training InstituteOK Den Kana:takon:Canada Post OfficeVillage Currency Exchange Kawehno:ke:Bank of Montreal (BMO)Jock’s Kwik Stop If your name is not on […]

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MCA REPORTS ONE NEW POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports one (1) new active case of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of March 1, 2021.  Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:New Positive Cases: 1Current Active: 16Total Cases: 242Total COVID-Related Passings: 1 Community, 6 Long-term Care The Department of Health would like to remind the […]

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MCA COVID-19 CLOSURE UPDATE

Due to the increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the community, the Mohawk Council is extending the date for the re-opening of MCA buildings to March 15, 2021. Current safety operations of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne include: Buildings shall continue to operate at a maximum of 30% capacity Only one occupant in MCA vehicles at a time (with the […]

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MCA RECEIVES NOTIFICATION OF VARIANT OF CONCERN IN AKWESASNE

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) is announcing that we have received confirmation from the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) of a COVID-19 Variant of Concern (VOC) in the Jurisdiction of MCA. Public Health Ontario screens all positive samples for the presence of mutations in COVID-19 positive tests. Individuals who have tested positive for the COVID-19 variant […]

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COMMUNITY HEALTH ADVISES AGAINST AT-HOME COVID-19 RAPID TESTS

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program has been informed of at-home rapid testing being utilized in detecting the COVID-19 virus, and providing a false-negative result. False-negative results are being confirmed from at-home rapid testing, with the person developing symptoms and being positive via polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing days after their at-home rapid result. The at-home rapid testing […]

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CBSA & MCA DOMESTIC LANE SURVEY

MCA & CBSA are conducting a survey for feedback regarding the Domestic Lane Pilot Project at the Cornwall Port of Entry. The six-month pilot period is close to completion and feedback will help provide direction regarding the future of the domestic lane.   Please click the survey link to take the survey: https://forms.gle/bUJZEbZV2o8Rt2is6  

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MCA REPORTS FIVE NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports five (5) new active cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of February 26, 2021.  Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:New Positive Cases: 5Current Active: 39Total Cases: 241Total COVID-Related Passings: 1 Community, 6 Long-term Care The Department of Health would like to remind the […]

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ACJP CALLOUT — COMMUNITY NEH-KANIKONRI:IO COUNCIL

The Akwesasne Community Justice Program is seeking new members to be part of the Community Neh-Kanikonri:io Council. The Community Neh-Kanikonri:io Council are called upon to hear out community members and to address justice-related issues and provide appropriate outcomes for Akwesasronon. If you are interested, please fill out an application and contact Rena Smoke (613-575-5000 ext. 2409 or rena.smoke@akwesasne.ca) or Fallon […]

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DCSS FOOD SECURITY PROGRAM: DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION

MCA’s Department of Community & Social Services (DCSS) is informing the community that food box registrants must call or email the DCSS Food Security Program to register each week by Friday at 4 p.m., to be eligible for the following week’s distribution. Food boxes are available for pick-up BY APPOINTMENT ONLY on Thursdays, between 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., unless […]

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