University of Montana Chosen as a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider and Distributor

Updated Dec 29, 2020

The University of Montana will soon provide and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to Montanans.

The State of Montana approved UM as a vaccine holding and distributor center this week, allowing the University to serve as a vaccine distributor.

Kenneth Chatriand, manager of the UM Pharmacy and coordinator of community advanced student pharmacy practice, said the approval to hold and later distribute the vaccine through UM is a testament to the University’s public health response, thanks to its health and medicine programs and resources for the state.

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