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Vaccine available to every Montanan 16 and older in April


Last updated 3/17/2021 at 11:58am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine sits on a table Thursday at a clinic in Holiday Village Mall.

At a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced that all Montanans 16 and older will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations beginning April 1, bypassing Phase 1C of the original distribution plan.

Hill County Public Health Director and Health Officer Kim Larson has said Hill County only has access to the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, which are only authorized for people 18 and older.

However, she said the department can coordinate with primary care providers and partnered health departments 16- and 17- year olds can get vaccinated.

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