Tribal Health will begin offering COVID vaccinations to all children ages 5-11
on Monday, November 8, 2021
(tribal and non-tribal).
Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and will need a signed consent form from a parent or legal guardian to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
COVID vaccination appointments can be made online at https://www.mtreadyclinic.org
. Please search for appointments using key words: Arlee; KwaTaqNuk; or Ronan.
COVID Vaccination Clinics will be held at the following locations and times:
KwaTaqNuk - Polson
Tuesdays 2- 6 PM
(Ages 5+ years)
Arlee Fitness Center - Arlee
Tuesdays 10 - 2 PM
(Ages 5+ years)
Ronan Health Center - Ronan
Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:30 PM
(Ages 5 - 11 years ONLY)
For parents and care providers who have children that may require additional support for their vaccinations, please go to https://www.mtreadyclinic.org
and search Ronan, or call Tribal Health at 406-745-3525 to make an appointment at the Ronan Health Center.
Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will not be turned away.
COVID-19 vaccinations and other vaccinations (such as influenza, pneumonia, etcetera) can now be administered simultaneously.
COVID booster shots (Pfizer and Moderna) are also available for:
- 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
Tribal Health providers encourage everyone to get vaccinated because it is a key step in saving lives and ending the pandemic. Below you will find some educational resources to help you learn more:
The full benefits of immunity are not reached until two weeks after the second dose of the vaccine, so as cases of COVID continue to rise, Tribal Health reminds everyone that it is critical now to physically distance, wear a mask and wash your hands. Also, minimize gatherings, and delay travel if possible.
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: