Testing has played and continues to be an extremely important part in the fight against COVID-19. The sooner people are aware of a positive result the quicker you are able to take appropriate actions to safeguard those you love, your co-workers and self.
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order free at-home COVID-19 tests (4 per household). The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.
To order you free test kits go to: http://www.covidtests.gov/ OR access a link at the Tribes Webpage: www.mohican.com Go to the COVID-19 page.
Free N-95 Masks Available
The Stockbridge-Munsee Health Center is offering free N-95s at our front desk.
The SMHWC is offering children ages 5-11 with Pfizer pediatric Covid-19 vaccine. Children MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Pfizer covid-19 vaccine requires 2 shots to be given. The 2 shots are given 3 weeks apart. Please call the clinic to schedule your kids for the vaccine. 715-793-5088, 715-793-5087, or 715-793-5000. The clinic is providing a $50 gift card to all children who complete a covid-19 vaccine series. Enrolled members are also eligible for a $250 incentive if both doses are completed by 12/31/2021.
FDA and CDC approved a second booster (4th dose) for certain eligible people.
Who is eligible?
· Anyone over 50 years old is eligible if you received a first booster (3rd dose) more than 4 months ago.
· Immunocompromised people may be eligible for up to a 5th dose, please consult with your primary care provider.
How can I get my booster?
The SMHWC is offering booster doses to anyone who meets eligibility requirements. You can schedule a booster at the SMHWC by calling 715-793-5000.
Can I call to see if I am eligible for a booster?
If you have questions about eligibility for a second booster (4th dose), you can call the SMHWC triage line 715-793-5087 to see if you are eligible.
What vaccine were approved as a second booster (4th dose)?
FDA approved both Moderna and Pfizer as a second booster (4th dose)
If I received Jansen vaccine in the past, am I able to get the second booster?
If you are over 50 or meet the immunocompromised conditions and received Janssen for your primary and booster dose more than 4 month ago, you are eligible for a Moderna or Pfizer as the second booster. Please let the medical team know that you received Janssen vaccine in the past.
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Toll free number: 1-833-679-0136
Local Number: 715-793-5616
This toll-free helpline is for Stockbridge-Munsee community members who have general questions about COVID-19 services or guidelines but aren’t sure who to ask.
The helpline is staffed M-F during normal business hours.
When you call, a Stockbridge-Munsee staff person will respond to your concerns and direct you to the appropriate contact. Because this helpline is not monitored 24/7, if it’s an emergency or you are in crisis, call 911.
Please note: If you are calling the helpline because you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19 or you believe you have been in contact with someone with COVID, you must immediately isolate yourself at home and contact the Stockbridge-Munsee Health & Wellness Center Triage line at 715-793-5087. If you are a tribal employee, in addition to immediately isolating yourself at home you must contact Occupational Health.
If you are experiencing severe symptoms, call 911 or go to the Emergency Room. Severe symptoms of COVID include trouble breathing, pain or pressure in the chest, inability to wake up or stay awake, bluish lips, and confusion.
Assistance available for mortgage, utilities, homeowner's insurance and property tax payments for StockbridgeMunsee Community Tribal Member Homeowners who have been economically impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.
Available to all Tribal Members that self-certify COVID-19 impacts that exceed all prior aid received from the SMC. The program will be available starting November 8, 2021 with an application deadline of September 1, 2022.