Montana Tech’s Charlie Oredigger

BUTTE, Mont. - Montana Tech’s mascot, Charlie Oredigger got his vaccine for COVID-19 Wednesday.

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department says the Unified Health Command COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Butte are successful because of community, and a large part of the community is the Montana Technological University.

“Montana Tech has consistently supplied volunteers for this massive effort, and Montana Tech nursing students have obtained on-the-ground clinical experience,” the health department said. “Here, a nursing student vaccinates Montana Tech's Charlie Oredigger.”

According to the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department, Butte-Silver Bow's Unified Health Command COVID-19 vaccination clinics had administered 21,976 doses, with 9,376 individuals fully immunized. Doses per 1,000 population stands at 769.0. 

Clinics for the COVID-19 vaccines are being held for Butte-Silver Bow residents at the Butte Civic Center.

The Butte Civic Center website at this time says the clinic on April 7 is now open to walk-ins, however, if you can’t make it you can schedule an appointment for the April 14 clinic.

The clinic will be from 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm and to reserve an appointment you can sign up online here or over the phone by calling 497-6401 or 497-5008.

The Unified Health Command COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Butte are successful because of "community" -- and a huge...

Posted by Butte-Silver Bow Health Department on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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