AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR OUR COMMUNITY

For updates on the SNI response to Covid-19, click here to visit the Seneca Nation Coronavirus Response Hub.

To receive important updates via phone & text, click here and learn about the Regroup Messaging System.

As cases of COVID-19 increase in our area, remember that you or someone you encounter may have the virus and not know it or display symptoms. There are many ways to prevent infection and stop the spread. Whether you feel healthy or not- stay home, wash your hands often, and avoid close contact with people outside of your household (stay 6 feet apart).

If you experience symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath, or have any concerns about your health, call your primary care provider to be assessed. Patients of the Lionel R. John Health Center can call (716) 945-5894 and patients of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center can call (716) 532-5582.

Cattaraugus Territory COVID-19 Rapid Test (3p-5p)

-
@Cattaraugus Fire Hall
Monday’s 3pm to 5pm at the Seneca Fire Hall on Cattaraugus Territory Tuesday’s 3pm to 5pm at the Allegany Fire Hall You MUST PRE-REGISTER with Bluestone for the community testing events. https://www.bluestonesafe.com/welcome Use client code SenecaGov and user ID 3030. There will be limited staff to assist elders and those without smartphones with registration. Be sure to follow the instructions from Bluestone and bring your smartphone to the testing event. Questions regarding testing can be directed to Emergency Management Director Mike Gates at 716-244-0820 or mike.gates@sni.org. All positive results will receive a phone call. Negative results will get an email and text message. Bluestone is working directly with the Seneca Nation Health System to track results. Results will be posted within the Bluestone phone app as soon as they are available (typically within 24-48 hours of sample collection, except for Saturday testing events). If you are unable to retrieve your results, or if you would like to request documentation of your results you may contact Bluestone directly, Bluestone Email: info@bluestonesafe.com Bluestone Phone: 760-297-6863 Alternatively, you may contact the Seneca Nation Health System's Medical Unit at the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center by calling 532-5582 or the Medical Unit at the Lionel R. John Health Center by calling 945-5894 for your results 48 hours after your test or to request documentation. Seneca Nation employees DO NOT need to provide testing documentation to return to work if they have negative test results.