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Protect your health and the health of those around you, get a flu shot today!

Where you get your flu shot affects your out-of-pocket cost and the cost to the State Plan!

$ Montana Health Centers - no cost to you, much less expensive for the State Plan.  See the two options below!
$$ Participating pharmacy - no cost to you (To find a participating pharmacy in your area, please contact Navitus, our pharmacy plan administrator), more expensive for the State Plan.  This is the best option for members who can't use the Montana Health Center options.
$$$ Your regular provider - You pay a $25 office visit copay.  The Plan pays for your visit and the shot.  This option can cost the Plan over $100!  Most expensive for the Plan.
$$$$ Non-participating pharmacy - You pay the full cost of the flu shot.  

$ Montana Health Center Flu Shots - Two Ways!

1. Montana Health Centers
You choose the day and time that works best for you.
Available at the health centers for Plan members 4-years and older.
Appointments are required!*  See below.

OR

2. On-site Flu Shot Clinics
Provided by Montana Health Center staff - 2019 days and times set, below.
Available at the off-site clinics for Plan members 18-years and older.
Appointments are required!  See below.

Appointments are Required!*

January-May
To make an appointment at a Montana Health Center, you must call (855) 200-8266 to check availability and to schedule your appointment.

October-December
1. Log into www.carehere.com.
2. Click “Appointments” on the left hand menu.
3. Click on "Schedule Appointment" under "Nurse & Labs."
4.  Select the date or date range of your clinic/appointment preference.
5.  Select “Flu shot” under “What.” Please note: "Flu shot" may be grayed-out, however, you can still click on it.
6.  Follow the rest of the on screen instructions to make your appointment.    
*If you have an appointment already scheduled at the Montana Health Center for other medical needs, you may also ask for a flu shot when checking in for that service.  Do NOT schedule an appointment for a flu shot with a medical provider unless you have other medical needs that you need to see a provider for.

  ADDRESS ROOM DATE/TIME DATE/TIME
  Palmer Complex, 2679 Palmer St., Missoula     Crime Lab Conference Room     Thursday, October 3:
7 am - 12:30 pm
 
  Fish, Wildlife and Parks, 1420 E 6th Ave, Helena FWP Commission Rooms

Tuesday, October 1:
8 am - 11:30 am

AND
12 pm - 4 pm

  Capitol Building, 1301 E 6th Ave, Helena Room 137 Thursday, October 3:
8 am - 12:30 pm

AND
Tuesday, October 8: 
12:30 pm - 4 pm

  301 S. Park Building, Helena DOC Room 226  Wednesday, October 2:
8 am - 2 pm
 
DEQ EMPLOYEES ONLY Metcalf Building, 1520 East Sixth Ave., Helena Room 45

Thursday, October 3:
8 am - 12:30 pm

AND
Wednesday, October 16:
12 pm - 4 pm

MILITARY AFFAIRS ONLY Fort Harrison, Helena HAFRC, Director's Office, Rm 209 Wednesday, October 2:
12:30 pm - 4 pm
 
MDT EMPLOYEES ONLY    

 MDT, 2701 Prospect Ave, Helena

 MDT Auditorium - East    Friday, October 11:
8 am - 12 pm

AND
1 pm - 4:30 pm

  Cogswell Building, 1400 Broadway St, Helena  Room 207 Thursday, October 17:
9 am - 12:30 pm
 
STATE FUND EMPLOYEES ONLY     Montana State Fund, 855 Front St, Helena      Workout Room     Wednesday, October 9:
8 am - 12:30 pm

AND
Thursday, October 10
1 pm - 5:00 pm

CORRECTIONS EMPLOYEES ONLY Montana State Prison, 500 Conley Lake Rd., Deer Lodge Wallace Building, Small Classroom

Thursday, October 17
7 am - 12 pm and
1 pm - 4 pm

AND
Thursday, November 14
7 am - 12 pm and
1 pm - 3 pm

Accommodations
HCBD will make reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person's ability to participate in wellness events, programs, or public meetings. Please contact HCBD at least three days prior to the event, program, or meeting to allow adequate time for us to make appropriate accommodations. 

The Fine Print
Flu shots are no cost to State of Montana Benefit Plan members at a Montana Health Center, Montana Health Center flu shot clinic, or at a participating provider.
Appointments are required at both Montana Health Centers and On-site flu shot clinics.
The seasonal influenza vaccine often protects against more than one strain of the virus and is different each year based on projections for illness-causing strains. For more information on flu shot safety, efficacy, or necessity, click here or  contact your health care provider.