MCA REPORTS FOUR NEW POSITIVE CASES OF COVID-19
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports four (4) new active cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community, as of February 17, 2021. Sadly, the MCA Dept. of Health was notified of a community member passing due to COVID-related complications. We offer our sincere condolences and sympathies to the family during their time of grief.
Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:
New Positive Cases: 4
Current Active: 30
Total Cases: 201
COVID-Related Passings: 1 Community, 6 Long-term Care
DOH would like to remind 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. Please no social gatherings (stay within your own household), and wear a mask when around others. Wash and sanitize hands frequently and maintain six feet of distance from anyone outside your household.
If you’re experiencing an ongoing headache, cough, feverish, or fatigue, without a known cause, please stay home. You should not be reporting to work or visiting. If you’ve been tested for COVID-19, and awaiting your results, please stay in isolation until you’ve been cleared by the public health program.
For those who are currently in quarantine, please call 1-800-480-4208 or 613-937-4322 to receive basic food, supplies, and essentials. The Community in Quarantine Program is designed for community members who have no assistance or resources to help them throughout the quarantine/isolation process.
If you are in need of mental health support, please contact our Wholistic Health & Wellness Program at 613-575-2341 ext. 3115.
If you have questions about the COVID-19 response and emergency plans, please contact the Emergency Operations Centre at 613-575-5005, 613-575-2331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit the MCA website at www.akwesasne.ca/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-information/.