Next round of vaccine appointments opens March 4

Scheduling for the next round of first-dose vaccinations opens March 4 at 9 a.m.

The scheduling option will open at that time on the online portal here.

Appointments will be available on the following dates:

  • March 8 – 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • March 10 – 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • March 12 – 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • March 15 – 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • March 17 – 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • March 19 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Vaccinations clinics are held at Montana ExpoPark’s Family Living Center, 400 3rd St. NW.

On Feb. 25, there were 16 new cases in Cascade County for a total of 7,673 and of those, 50 are active.

As of Feb. 24, Great Falls Public Schools had 4 active cases.

The county opened COVID-19 vaccination appointments to everyone in Phase 1b on Feb. 19.

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That includes:

  • Everyone over the age of 70
  • Individuals 16-69 with qualifying health conditions.
  • American Indians and other people of color who may be at elevated risk for COVID-19 complications

“No doctor’s note or other proof of medical condition is required. That would quickly overwhelm doctors’ offices,” according to CCHD.

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Phase 1B qualifying medical conditions are:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Down syndrome
  • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathy
  • Immuno-compromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
  • Severe obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2)
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 1 and 2 diabetes
  • On a case-by-case basis, medical providers may include individuals with other conditions that place them at elevated risk for COVID-19-related complications