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Apr 28, 2021   |  

Montana Public Radio: Senators Tester, Daines Encourage Montanans To Get COVID-19 Vaccine

By: Aaron Bolton

Montana Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines Tuesday released a joint public-service announcement encouraging all Montanans to get their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.

"Steve and I both got our shots," Tester said. "And Jon and I hope you'll get your COVID-19 vaccine too," Daines said.

Montana Public Radio reached out to Republican U.S. House Rep. Matt Rosendale to ask if he would join Daines, Tester and Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte in their push to get as many residents vaccinated as possible. Rosendale's office did not respond by deadline.

Rosendale earlier this month encouraged veterans to schedule their vaccine appointments, but has also introduced legislation against vaccine requirements. MTPR has previously asked his office whether Rosendale has been vaccinated and a spokesperson declined to answer the question, citing privacy reasons.

Demand for COVID vaccines has fallen across the state as just 40 percent of Montanans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. State health officials have not set a vaccination goal, but many county health officials say they are aiming for 70 percent or higher, though many say vaccine hesitancy could get in the way of reaching that goal.

Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.


Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768


Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647


Silver Bow Center
125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586


208 North Montana Avenue
Suite 104
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462


8 Third Street E
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974


130 W Front St.
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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