Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Emergency Operations Center expands travel radius to 300 miles

Pictured: Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's Ionkwakiokwaró:ron Tribal Administration Building, Akwesasne, New York.(Photo: Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe)

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Non-essential travel prohibited to New York City, Long Island, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, and Greater Toronto Area

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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is continuing to take a phased approach for the easing of protective measures in response to COVID-19. Effective today, the non-essential travel radius for residents of Akwesasne’s southern portion and those subject to the Tribe’s jurisdiction has expanded to 300 miles (482 kilometers) in both the United States and Canada, with the exception of the following locations due to increased infections: Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Greater Toronto Area, New York City, and Long Island.

Map of Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe's 300-mile travel radius.
(Image: courtesy Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe)

The Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center, in conjunction with the Compliance Department, also announced that off-premise alcohol sales is permitted between the hours of 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 10:00 p.m. 

Individuals who travel outside of the travel radius for non-essential reasons are reminded that they must self-quarantine at home for 14 days. Do not travel in the community and monitor your symptoms. For a list of symptoms, please visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov. 

COVID-19 continues to pose a threat to public health, so Akwesasne residents and employees are encouraged to receive a FREE test by contacting Massena Hospital at (315) 769-4321 or Mountain Medical Services at (518) 521-3322. 

Please continue placing the overall health and safety of Akwesasne as a priority. Wear a mask in public places, practice social distancing, wash your hands often, and refrain from any unnecessary travel beyond the travel radius.  

If you have a non-medical emergency matter or require essential items, please call the Tribe’s Emergency Operations Center at (518) 320-0019 or Family Advocates Office at (518) 358-3021.

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.

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