MCA REPORTS 23 NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19 SINCE DECEMBER 27TH
Tsiothohrha/December 29, 2021
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports a total of 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of December 29, 2021. This includes cases reported on Dec. 27, 28 and 29th. There are 25 active cases in the northern portion of Akwesasne.
Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:
New Positive Cases: 23
Current Active: 25
Total Cases: 640
COVID-Related Passings: 12
The Department of Health would like to remind the community that we need your assistance to slow/stop the spread of COVID-19 by strictly adhering to the public health measures that have been put in place. Wash and sanitize hands frequently, wear a mask/face covering when out in public, and maintain six feet of distance from anyone outside your household.
It is of the utmost importance to get tested for COVID-19 at the onset of any symptoms, regardless of your vaccination status, even if you feel your symptoms are a common cold or allergies. If you’ve been tested for COVID-19, and are awaiting your results, please stay in isolation until you’ve been advised by a healthcare professional.
Community Health is announcing the following vaccine clinics:
- Pediatric Doses – January 12 & January 26
- Pfizer/Moderna (half day each)- January 5, 10, 24
- Moderna (full day) – January 19
Community members can email email@example.com obtain a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination receipts. In your email request, please be sure to include your name and date of birth. Community Health Program staff will input the record of your dose into the Ontario Health Provincial System. Once your information has been input into the system, the province will send the receipt via email with your official Ontario COVID-19 vaccination receipts in 1-3 business days.
If you need to be tested for COVID-19, please make an appointment with MCA’s Community Health Program by calling 613-575-2341 ext.3220. Community members can also access free testing through the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe. Check their website, www.srmt-nsn.gov, for testing dates. Test results can take between 3-7 days to return.
If you’ve been directed to quarantine, and are in need of essential supplies, please contact 613-936-1548 ext. 1300 during regular business hours (M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.), or 800-480-4208 after hours or on weekends. If staff are unavailable at either phone number, please leave a message, and staff will return your call as soon as they are able
For more information on COVID-19, please visit the MCA website at: www.akwesasne.ca/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-information/