Tribal leaders approved of a $500 payment for all tribal members fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Sgt.-At-Arms Bruce Damon announced the payment on his public blog.
The post states the Tribes $500 COVID-19 Vaccine incentive applications for all enrolled tribal members will be available at the tribal building tomorrow (5/25) They will also be on the Fort Peck Tribes website www.fortpecktribes.org around 1:00 PM, according to the post.
Under the American Rescue Plan Act, money allocated to help with recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic have several reccomended uses and one of those sections includes a vaccine incentive program.
Tribal members can pick any of the three vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) and should provide proof of vaccination with application.
All applicants under 60 will need to reapply if not done so prior to tomorrow (5/25).
Payments will take anywhere from two to four weeks to process.