MCA REPORTS THIRTY-TWO NEW POSITIVE PCR/RAPID CASES OF COVID-19
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports thirty-two (32) positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community as of April 11, 2022. This reporting period is for March 26th to April 10th.
Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:
Current Positive Cases: 32
Total COVID-Related Passings: 12
It is of the utmost importance to get tested for COVID-19 at the onset of any symptoms, regardless of your vaccination status, and 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.
COVID-19 vaccines will be administered by MCA’s Community Health Program by appointment only moving forward; weekly clinics will no longer be held, unless a need is identified. Please call the Community Health Program at 613-575-2341 ext. 3220 to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
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 7-10 days to return.
Positive Rapid Test Results
If you’ve received a positive rapid test result, please contact the Community Health Program to report your positive rapid test result. Please note return calls can vary from two (2) to six (6)hours. Patience is greatly appreciated. Please note that a positive rapid antigen test is considered a positive case of COVID-19. Begin your isolation/quarantine period immediately.
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 613-577-6556 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/