NATIONAL ADDICTIONS AWARENESS WEEK 2021

National Addictions Awareness Week is from November 21 to 27, 2021.   Driving Change Together is the theme for this year’s National Addictions Awareness Week. We want to present Akwesasne with ways they can reassess the way they think about substance use disorders and people who use drugs.   We want Akwesasne to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, so […]

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HEALTH CANADA ANNOUNCES COVID-19 VACCINE APPROVED FOR AGES 5-11

Health Canada has officially approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, stating that the vaccine is more than 90 percent effective against the COVID-19 virus.    The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be delivered in doses one-third the size of those given to adults and children 12 years of age and older. Health Canada authorized the two-dose regimen to be […]

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CANADA TO DROP COVID-19 TEST REQUIREMENT FOR BORDER CROSSING

Starting November 30, 2021, fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents who are visiting the United States (US) for less than 72 hours won’t need a COVID-19 PCR test in order to return home. Akwesasronon were exempt from the testing requirement, and this update applies to non-Akwesasronon.   Travelers were responsible for providing a negative PCR test result in order to […]

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KAWEHNO:KE MEDICAL CLINIC STAFF RETURNING TO CLINIC BUILDING

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Wholistic Health & Wellness Program is informing the community that effective Monday, November 22, 2021, the Kawehno:ke Medical Clinic (KMC) staff will be returning to the medical clinic building.    When arriving for appointments at the KMC building, please wait in your vehicle until staff has informed you to enter the facility. Any information or […]

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AMPS WARNS OF COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY IN THE AREA

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service would like to make the community aware of the presence of counterfeit currency that has been recently circulating in the surrounding area.   Police have received reports and seized $20.00 banknotes (USD) that were used to purchase goods and services in the area. Police are asking the community to report counterfeit currency to your local […]

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MCA REPORTS EIGHT NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports eight (8) new positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of November 18, 2021.    Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:New Positive Cases: 8Current Active: 23Total Cases: 522COVID-19 Related Passings: 9   The MCA Department of Health (DOH) would like to remind the […]

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MCA REPORTS TWO NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports two (2) new positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of November 17, 2021.    Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:New Positive Cases: 2Current Active: 16Total Cases: 514COVID-19 Related Passings: 9   The MCA Department of Health (DOH) would like to remind the […]

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