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Chouteau County

1020 13th Street Fort Benton MT 59442 (406) 622-3771


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Immunizations are offered to both adults and children at the Chouteau County Health Department, 1020 13th Street, Fort Benton, Montana

Immunizations are given for: (click on any disease for more information)

Recommended Schedule for ADULT Immunizations:

  •  Flu Vaccine - once a year during flu season (Oct - March)
  •  Gardasil -- three shot series for females 9 - 26 years of age
  •  Hepatitis A -- 2 shot series recommended for travelers to areas that have Hepatitis A and individuals who may become exposed to contaminated food or water
  •  Hepatitis B -- 3 shot series recommended for individuals at high risk for exposure to blood and body fluids
  •  MMR -- usually not needed unless required
  •  Pneumonia -- once in a lifetime after age 65
  •  Td -- booster every 10 years
  •  Tdap -- once in a lifetime for individuals 11 - 64 years of age
  •  Zostavax -- once a lifetime after age 50

Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Parents must bring the child's immunization record with them.  Walk-In Clinics are held every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Chouteau County Health Department office. Please call for an appointment. No one will be denied immunizations due to the inability to pay.

It is recommended that you take your child to be vaccinated at the following times:

  •  2 months - Pediarix, Hib, Prevnar, Roto
  •  4 months - Pediarix, Hib, Prevnar, Roto
  •  6 months - Pediarix, Prevnar, Roto, Hib
  •  12-18 months - Hib, Dtap, MMR, Varicella, Hep A
  •  24 months - Hepatitis A
  •  4-5 years - Dtap, Polio, MMR,Varicella
  •  11-12 years - Td booster, Tdap booster, Meningococcal, Gardasil
  •  Annual flu vaccine for children 6 mos. and older every fall.


Immunization Clinics are offered the first Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The clinic is held in the basement of the Big Sandy Hospital.