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02/25/21: LLBO COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Expands To Include Non-Tribal Community Members


February 26, 2021

CASS LAKE, MN- The Leech Lake Tribal Council recently advanced the Band's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout program from "Tier 2B" to "Tier 3A", which provides eligibility to all persons 18 years of age and older in a select number of towns/cities in the area. Also included in the latest expansion are non-IHS eligible spouses of Band Members and/or Band Employees (see "Vaccine Rollout Tiers" graphic for more info).

A recurring COVID-19 Vaccination event is being held every Friday at the Boys & Girls Club (208 Central Ave, Cass Lake, MN 56633). The dates for the community vaccination clinics planned for Tier 2C will be announced in the near future, these will take place in the communities of Prescott, Oak Point, Kego, Boy Lake, Sugar Point, Mission, S. Lake and Nut Hill.

All interested persons must make an appointment by calling the LLBO Vaccine Hotline at 218-368-4763. Attendees must also provide proof of residency when arriving at the clinic to receive their vaccination. Elders and Tribal members will continue to receive priority when making appointments.


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