K-12 teachers in Montana now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
The expanded eligibility, per a new directive from President Biden, conflicts with Gov. Gianforte’s recently updated distribution criteria. Montana pharmacies are already mobilizing to deliver doses.
Last updated 3/9/2021 at 9:03am
by Chris Aadland
Montana Free Press
Montana teachers will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine thanks to a federal order.
Already, several independent pharmacies across Montana have announced upcoming vaccination clinics for some school districts. Educators will also be able to get a vaccine through retail chain pharmacies, like Albersons and Walgreens, that are part of a federal pharmacy vaccine partnership.
The health departments in Blaine and Hill counties already have held vaccinations for school and university employees, part of plans put in place before the people eligi...