COVID Vaccination


Vaccination is still the best strategy to prevent COVID-19 infection and severe illness. The COVID-19 vaccines have been proven to be very safe and effective. Learn more at www.cdc.gov 

Where to Get Vaccinated

Contact your primary care provider first, as many primary care offices throughout Montana have COVID-19 vaccine available in their clinics for their patients. You can also contact the local health departments, most local pharmacies, or go to Vaccine.gov to find COVID-19 vaccine distribution near you.

Logan Health is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine (by appointment) at the following clinics: 


Logan Health Primary Care | 1287 Burns Way | Kalispell (Open on weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
(406) 752-8120

Logan Health Primary Care | 705 Sixth Avenue East | Kalispell
(406) 755-7366

Logan Health Primary Care | 160 Heritage Way, Suite 202 | Kalispell
(406) 752-8433

Logan Health Primary Care | 1280 Burns Way | Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-5266

Logan Health Primary Care - Bigfork | 8299 Highway 35 | Bigfork
(406) 837-5541

Logan Health Primary Care - Columbia Falls  | 1675 Talbot Road | Columbia Falls
(406) 892-3208

Logan Health Primary Care - Lakeside | 306 Stoner Loop | Lakeside
(406) 844-0541

Logan Health Primary Care - Polson | 106 Ridgewater Drive, Suite A | Polson
(406) 883-3200

Logan Health Children's Primary Care | 1273 Burns Way |  Kalispell
(406) 752-8300

FCCHD Vaccine Distribution Information

Flathead City-County Health Department (FCCHD) is now vaccinating all Montanans 12 and older. FCCHD encourages all interested and eligible individuals to add their name to the COVID-19 vaccination list by using the online vaccine request form.

FCCHD will continue to administer vaccine on Tuesdays by appointment or walk-in at the health department immunization clinic.

Interested individuals should fill out the Vaccine Request Form to be put on the list to receive the vaccine. Visit FCCHD COVID-19 Vaccine Information page for more details.

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

How do I learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines?
Learn more at the FDA's website https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/covid-19-vaccines 

How many doses are required for the vaccines?
For the mRNA vaccines, which include Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, participants need 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. A second shot 3 weeks after your first shot is needed to get the protection the vaccine has to offer against this serious disease. 

For the adenovirus vaccine, which includes Janssen (sometimes called Johnson & Johnson), participants need 1 dose of this COVID-19 vaccine. 

How much does the vaccine cost?
There is no out of pocket cost to you to receive the vaccine.

How do I report any adverse reactions?
Participants are encouraged to contact their primary care physician with any medical questions after receipt of the vaccine. Participants should report any adverse reactions to the vaccine to by logging on to https://vaers.hhs.gov/reportevent.html and follow the prompts. In addition, participants can use the CDC’s V-Safe smartphone-based tool that provides personalized health check-ins after you receive the vaccine.

Once I get the vaccine, can I stop wearing a mask?
Vaccinated individuals should continue practicing precautions, including wearing appropriate PPE for their designated work areas, practicing hand hygiene and social distancing. The vaccines do not provide immediate immunity, and require two weeks after the final dosage to be considered fully vaccinated. The protective effect of a vaccine may take at least a month or longer.
 

Resources

General Information from Centers for Disease Control Information
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html

Vaccination Information from the Centers for Disease Control Information
8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program
What to Expect at Your Appointment to Get Vaccinated
Getting “Back to Normal”
Three Reasons Why You Were Given Top Priority
Why Get Vaccinated?
Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination