2017-2018 Vaccination Clinics

 

The Gallatin City-County Health Department will have appointment times available for school vaccinations throughout the year. Talk to your child’s physician to see if they will need any vaccines prior to school schedule pickup.

The pertussis and varicella vaccines are now required school immunizations.

Walk-in immunizations clinics will be available:

  • August 28, 8am-11am and 1pm-4pm, Gallatin City-County Health Department
  • August 29, 8am-noon, Belgrade Special Events Center
  • August 30, 8am-noon, Gallatin City-County Health Department

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 582-3100.

Please bring your child’s immunization record and insurance card to the appointment. Children with no insurance, or whose insurance does not pay for vaccines, qualify for vaccinations under the Vaccines for Children Program.

Call the Gallatin City-County Health Department to schedule your child:

(406) 582-3100.

2017-2018 Required Vaccinations

VACCINE PRESCHOOL KINDERGARTEN – 12TH GRADE
  • Haemophilus influenza Type B (Hib)
  • 1 dose  (given on or after the 1st birthday)
  • None Needed
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP, DT, Tdap)
  • 4 doses
  • At least 4 doses (one given on or after 4th birthday)

Plus

  • 1 dose of Tdap (prior to entering 7th grade)
  • Polio (IPV or OPV)
  • 3 doses
  • At least 3 doses (one given on or after 4th birthday)
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
  • 1 dose (dose given on or after 1st birthday)
  • 2 doses (first dose on or after 1st birthday)
  • **Varicella (chickenpox)
  • 1 dose (dose given on or after 1st birthday)
  • 2 doses (first dose on or after 1st birthday)

**All students must have evidence of immunity to chickenpox through one of the following:

  • 2 doses of varicella vaccine
  • Laboratory evidence of immunity or laboratory confirmation of disease
  • Diagnosis or verification of history of chickenpox or shingles disease by a healthcare provider (MD, DO, NP, or PA)

Who Needs Vaccines?

For more information about who needs vaccines, check out our Immunization pages.

 

More Information:

Vaccines Required for School Attendance, Preschool -12th Grade As of October 2015 (PDF)

Changes in School Immunization Requirements effective October 1, 2015 (PDF)

2015 School Law Update – Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)