Tribal Health continues to work with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) to advocate for available allocations of COVID-19 vaccinations for our community.


As more members of our community get vaccinated, please find the following question and answers to learn more about what to expect.


How many shots of COVID-19 vaccine do you need?



Who can receive the vaccine?


Currently, Tribal Health is receiving enough vaccines from the state to vaccinate:


        1. Any person who is American Indian;
        2. Any person who is a member of a household with American Indians; 
        3. Any person who is an employee of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes.


What is the process for getting scheduled and receiving a vaccine?



How much time should I plan to make for my vaccination appointment?



How and when do I schedule the second dose of vaccine?



What are the most common side effects?



If I’m pregnant or breastfeeding, can I get the COVID vaccine?



If I get the vaccine, can I get COVID from the vaccine itself?



If I get COVID, should I get the vaccine?



Can I get the flu vaccine at the same time?



Will I still need to wear a mask when I receive the vaccine? 


Below please find some educational resources to help you learn more: