People urged to get vaccination, many locations available


Last updated 5/5/2021 at 5:51am

This story was updated at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 5.

With COVID-19 numbers again creeping up in the area, local officials are joining other officials from around the state, nation and world urging people to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

The Rocky Boy Clinic, which has the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approved in the U.S. for people 16 and older, is offering vaccinations to anyone Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with people needing to call 406-395-1655 to schedule an appointment.

The clinic also is taking a mobile clinic to areas on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Tuesdays and Thursdays and is holding a drive-through clinic Friday, May 21 at the clinic parking lot starting at 11 a.m.

In Havre, Hill County Health Department is taking calls at 406-400-2415 to schedule appointments for the third Tuesdays of the month starting May 18 for Moderna vaccinations, and other locations also have vaccine available.

Bullhook Community Health Center is taking walk-in vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at its pharmacy, and is taking calls at 406-395-4305 to schedule appointments for Moderna vaccinations.

Gary & Leo's Health Mart is taking walkins during pharmacy hours for Johnson & Johnson vaccinations, and Western Drug Pharmacy is taking Johnson & Johnson vaccination walkins for this week, and is taking calls at 406-265-9601 to schedule Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccinations after this week.

Walmart asks people to log into to schedule a vaccination.

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines also are available at the Chouteau County Health Deparatment, 406-622-3771, and at Big Sandy Pharmacy, 406-622-5588. People need to call and get signed up at each facility in order to get a vaccine.

In Liberty County, people can call 406-759-5517 to schedule an appointment for a Johnson & Johnson or Moderna vaccination, and if enough people sign up, could get the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for shots.

Blaine County Health Department is holding walk-in clinics Wednesday, May 12, and Thursday, May 20, with all three vaccine varieties, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson, from 3-7 p.m. at the Commercial Building at the Blaine County Fairgrounds in Chinook. People with questions can call 406-357-2345.

A post on the Fort Belknap Indian Community Facebook page listing two new cases confirmed on the reservation says COVID-19 vaccinations are available to the general public, 16 and older. People can call 406-353-3219 to schedule an appointment and walk-ins are welcome, the post says.

Watch for more in Wednesday's edition of Havre Daily News.


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