Two Salmonella Cases Confirmed by Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

July 24, 2015

Two cases of Salmonella infection were confirmed Friday by the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. According to the announcement, the council’s Community Health Program has contacted 50 community members and 11 have been advised to seek medical attention and further lab testing for the bacteria.

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is located in southeastern Ontario, Canada, near the border with Québec. It makes up the Canadian side of the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation.

Health officials are continuing to monitor the situation and are recommending that anyone in the community, or a family member, who is experiencing symptoms of Salmonella infection such as…