If you plan to travel to a foreign country, be sure to protect your health by getting required and recommended vaccinations.
You can get these at the health department by appointment during these hours:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
1930 Ninth Avenue, Helena
For an appointment, call 406-457-8900
You can learn more about staying healthy and safe while traveling by visiting these websites:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has information about travel health notices, required and recommended vaccinations, how to get medical care while abroad and more.
Travel Health Notices
Find out about travel notices designed to let you know about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect your health.
The U.S. Department of State helps to prepare you for a safe trip anywhere outside the United States, with tips on travel alerts, documents, driving, health and safety, money, insurance and more. You can also learn more about your specific destination.
Typhoid and Yellow Fever Vaccines
Lewis and Clark Public Health carries vaccine for yellow fever and typhoid fever. Yellow fever vaccine is occasionally in short supply. Please call 406-457-8955 to discuss your need for this vaccine and verify availability.
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine
On rare occasions, a Japanese encephalitis vaccination is recommended for foreign travel. Because of the infrequent use and high cost of this vaccine, the public health department does not keep it in stock.
Please call 406-457-8955 to discuss your need for this vaccination before your immunization visit. Prepayment is required.