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Protect your health, get a flu shot today!

January - June: Please call the Health Center at (855) 200-6822 to check availability.

Make a Health Center Appointment

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 cheaper for the State Plan.  See the two options below!
$$ In-network pharmacy - no cost to you (For a list of in-network providers, go to www.medimpact.com, click on the MEMBER tab, and sign in), more expensive for the State Plan.  This is the best option for members who can't use one of the two options below.
$$$ 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.
$$$$ Out-of-network pharmacy - You pay the full cost of the flu shot.

Appointments are Required!
1. Log into www.carehere.com 
2. Click “Appointments-SS” on the left hand menu
3. Select the date or date range of your clinic/appointment preference.
4. Select “Flu shot” under “What”
5. Follow the rest of the on screen instructions to make your appointment    

$ 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 above.


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

MSP/MCE EMPLOYEES ONLY  Montana State Prison, 500 Conley Lake Rd, Deer Lodge Wallace Building - small classroom Tuesday, October 18 7 am - 12 pm
1 - 3:30 pm
  Palmer Complex, 2679 Palmer St., Missoula     Crime Lab Conference Room     Monday, October 17 10 am - 2:30 pm
  Fish, Wildlife and Parks, 1420 E 6th Ave, Helena FWP Commission Rooms

Monday, October 17

Tuesday, October 18

1 - 4 pm

1 - 4 pm

  Capitol Building, 1301 E 6th Ave, Helena Governor's Office Recption Room Wednesday, October 19     1 pm - 4 pm
  Capitol Building, 1301 E 6th Ave, Helena Governor's Office Reception Room Monday, October 24 1 pm - 5 pm
  301 S. Park Building, Helena DOC Rooms 228  Tuesday, November 1 8 am - 12 pm
DEQ EMPLOYEES ONLY Metcalf Building, 1520 East Sixth Ave., Helena Room 136/137 Tuesday, October 25  7:30 am - 1:30 pm
MILITARY AFFAIRS ONLY Fort Harrison, Helena Shared Conference room 113 Thursday, October 27    10 am - 1 pm

 MDT, 2701 Prospect Ave, Helena

 MDT Auditorium     Tuesday, November 1     1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Cogswell Building, 1400 Broadway St, Helena  Room 205 Tuesday, October 25 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
STATE FUND EMPLOYEES ONLY     Montana State Fund, 855 Front St, Helena      Workout Room     Wednesday, November 2

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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 an in-network provider.
Appointments are required at  both Montana Health Centers and On-site flu shot clinics.
For a 1-minute synopsis of why a flu shot is important to you, please click here: http://fast.wistia.net/embed/iframe/0muhdd38mj?popover=true
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.