AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR OUR COMMUNITY

The SNI GIS Department has put together a COVID-19 response website to ensure our community has access to timely and accurate information. Click here for the Seneca Nation Coronavirus Response Hub.

If you would like to join the Seneca Nation Emergency Notification System please click to learn more 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.

Allegany and Buffalo COVID-19 Rapid Test Drive-Thru

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Thursday November 12
Buffalo Native Resource Center (533 Amherst St.) 11AM – 1PM
Allegany Community Center 5PM – 7PM

You MUST pre-register by going to https://bluestonesafe.com/.

Use client code SenecaGov and user ID 3030.

See the flyers on this post for step by step directions.

You will need an email address to sign up. Limited staff will be available to help elders register for email on-site so PLEASE PRE-REGISTER!

This is a saliva sample test. Anyone taking the test MUST NOT eat, drink, smoke, chew gum, etc. 60 minutes before arrival.

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.

YOU MUST SELF-ISOLATE UNTIL YOU GET A NEGATIVE RESULT

#StopTheSpread
#SenecasStaySafe

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Cattaraugus Territory COVID-19 Rapid Test Drive-Thru Second Event 11/11

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Cattaraugus Territory COVID-19 Rapid Test Drive-Thru Second Event Wednesday November 11 at the CCC from 11AM – 2PM

*Buffalo and Allegany testing will be offered this week. Details available soon.

You MUST pre-register by going to https://bluestonesafe.com/.

Use client code SenecaGov and user ID 3030.

You will need an email address to sign up. Limited staff will be available to help elders register for email on-site so PLEASE PRE-REGISTER!

This is a saliva sample test. Anyone taking the test MUST NOT eat, drink, smoke, chew gum, etc. 60 minutes before arrival.

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.

YOU MUST SELF-ISOLATE UNTIL YOU GET A NEGATIVE RESULT

#StopTheSpread #SenecasStaySafe

 

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Cattaraugus Territory COVID-19 Rapid Test Available Saturday 11/7

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Cattaraugus Territory COVID-19 Rapid Test Available Saturday Only!

Seneca EMS and Emergency Management will be conducting drive through saliva testing for COVID-19 at the CCC on Saturday November 7 from 1 PM to 4 PM.

You MUST pre-register by going to https://bluestonesafe.com/.

When registering please use client code SenecaGov and user ID 3030. 

See flyers below or attached for step by step directions. You must have an email address to sign up. If you know an elder or community member who needs to be tested and doesn’t have one, there will be staff on site assisting people to create an email account. 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 and you will be able to call the clinic starting Tuesday to find out results as well. #SenecasStaySafe

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COVID-19 Potential Exposure Alert

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Please be advised that a young community member, who was asymptomatic but positive for COVID-19, apparently attended a large gathering on Brant Reservation Road this past Halloween weekend. If you or a family member may have been exposed, please call the clinic to arrange for testing. Affected individuals should self-quarantine, contact their doctor, and follow all medical directives. The Seneca Nation is working on obtaining additional testing opportunities as quickly as possible. Details will be announced as soon as they are available.

Update From President Armstrong 10/19/20

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President Armstrong speaks on the health and stability of the Minors Trust Fund, the temporary closure of the Cattaraugus ECLC for deep cleaning, remaining vigilant about COVID-19, and the recent appointment of the first Seneca as CEO of the Seneca Gaming Corporation. He also offers reflections on the past two years of his administration including economic development and diversification, resolution of the Thruway repairs, and the Seneca Nation’s efforts to navigate the challenges of the pandemic.

President Armstrong's COVID-19 Message 08/31/20

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President Armstrong provides an update on confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the community and the cleaning and medical clearance protocols enacted to ensure public and workplace safety. Additionally, he announces the formation of a drug task force comprised of members from Seneca Mothers Against Drugs (SMAD) and the Nation Council, as well as a one-time Health Incentive Benefit for Seneca members to be paid from the Incentive Surplus Fund.

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