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Track COVID-19 Vaccinations in Montana on New 'Dashboard'
According to the latest map update as of Monday, January 25, 2021, there have been 14,566 residents of Montana that have been fully immunized statewide.
Vaccine Demand Outpacing Supply, Yellowstone Co. Begins Phase 1B
Billings Clinic, St. Vincent Healthcare, and RiverStone Health have only received "approximately 2,100 first doses of vaccine," and the demand is currently outpacing the demand, according to UHC.
Special Board of Health Meeting Called For Wednesday
According to a news release from the County, the Board is expected to consider extending rules that pertain to:
Gianforte Lifts Nearly All COVID Restrictions in Montana
Governor Gianforte lifts nearly all COVID-19 restrictions, effective Friday morning.
RiverStone Health Announces Expanded COVID-19 Testing
Free drive-through COVID-19 testing will now be available from 8:30am until 2:30pm weekdays, at RiverStone Health's testing site located at 2173 Overland Avenue in Billings
Yellowstone Co. Public Health Officer Order No Longer In Effect
The press release from RiverStone Health states that residents will be expected to "determine and maintain adequate precautionary measures by virtue of their own judgement."
Gov. Gianforte Announces Approach to COVID-19 Vaccination, Masks
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte has announced that confronting the COVID-19 virus is his "top priority as governor, and laid out his administrations approach to vaccinations, and how the mask mandate will eventually be rescinded.
COVID-19 Response Will Focus on Vaccines and Incentives
Gov. Greg Gianforte said at a press conference Tuesday that he plans to focus the state’s pandemic response on personal responsibility and incentives, as well as expanded vaccine distribution.
Yellowstone Co. COVID-19 Vaccination Survey Open Until January 15
RiverStone Health is encouraging all residents to take the 5-minute survey, which they say will help in the planning of vaccine distribution.