MCA Reports Twenty-Two New Positive PCR/Rapid Cases of COVID-19

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MCA Reports Twenty-Two New Positive PCR/Rapid Cases of COVID-19

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202225 Views

August 15, 2022

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Community Health Program reports twenty-two (22) positive cases of COVID-19 in the northern portion of the community as of August 15, 2022.

Current COVID-19 Statistics for the Northern Portion of Akwesasne:
Current Positive Cases: 22
Total COVID-Related Passings: 14

SYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS

If an individual is symptomatic, it is recommended that:

  • Individuals have either two negative rapid antigen tests (RAT) taken 24-48 hours apart OR a negative PCR test result.
  • Symptomatic individuals should remain isolated until their symptoms have resolved for at least 24 hours for respiratory symptoms and 48 hours for gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea).
  • COVID-19 positive individuals should continue to follow public health guidance on isolation times, as they vary based on age and COVID-vaccination status.

VACCINE APPOINTMENTS

The Community Health Program is booking appointments for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th doses. To make an appointment, please contact the Community Health Program at 613-575-2341 ext. 3220.

COVID-19 TESTING

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 testing through the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.  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, a positive rapid antigen test is considered a positive case of COVID-19. Begin your isolation/quarantine period immediately.

QUARANTINE ASSISTANCE

If you’ve been directed to quarantine, and are in need of essential supplies, please contact 343-585-2093 during regular business hours (M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.), or Truck Stop #9 Convenience (518-358-3286) 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 www.akwesasne.ca/covid-19.

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