Vaccination lottery in Butte showed minimal increase in vaccinations

BUTTE — A weekly lottery held in Butte over the summer to get those vaccinated against COVID-19 a chance to win money has ended and health officials say it didn’t give the county the boost it was looking for.

“We were hoping it would stimulate interest in getting the vaccine. We don’t really have any data that points us in that direction,” said Diane Regan with the Butte Health Department.