Per the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations, the following groups should receive a Pfizer booster shot. Tribal Health is offering these shots. 


  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care facilities at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series. 



  • Frontline healthcare workers at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series. 


  • Teachers residing and teaching on the Flathead Reservation at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series. 


Although the CDC states the following groups may receive a vaccine, Tribal Health is not offering a booster shot to these patients, but plans to do so in the near future:  


  • People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions  
  • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting  


Some of the Underlying Medical Conditions include the following: 


  • Cancer, CKD, Chronic Lung Disease, Dementia/neurological conditions, Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Heart Conditions, HIV infection, Immunocompromised, Liver Disease, Overweight/Obesity, Pregnancy, Sickle Cell/Thalassemia, Smoking, Transplant recipients, Stroke, CVD, Substance Use Disorders 


Boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines have not been authorized. Tribal Health is not offering booster shots to patients that received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.  


The booster shots offered at this time are only for those who completed the Pfizer vaccination primary series. 





Tribal Health is offering the following vaccination clinics beginning on 9/27/21: 


KwaTaqNuk Resort 


  • Tuesdays  2-6pm 
  • Wednesdays 11-3pm 


Arlee Community Center 


  • Mondays 2-6pm 
  • Thursdays 11-3pm 


Appointments should be scheduled for booster shots at or by calling Tribal Health at (406) 745-3525.  



More resources: 


Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) site: 


Lake County - CSKT Unified Command Center: 


Lake County Public Health Facebook Page: 


Lake County Public Health website: