Preparing for Middle School: Upcoming Immunization Clinics at Sacajawea Elementary

To help prepare 6th graders for the giant step to middle school, the Cascade City-County Health Department (CCHD) will be at Sacajawea Elementary School in early March, offering immunizations required for students entering Middle School in August 2019.

Parents should have received a letter about these immunization clinics containing the information below. You can find a copy here.

CCHD will be at Sacajawea during Student Led Parent–Teacher Conferences at the following times:

  • Monday, March 5th from 3:30–8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 5th from 3:30–7:30 PM

CCHD Public Health Nurses will be at Sacajawea Elementary to provide these immunizations required by Montana State Law for students entering 7th grade in public schools:

  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

In addition to the required immunizations, CCHD will also offer the following recommended immunizations:

  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Menactra (Meningococcal Meningitis)
  • Influenza

For all the vaccines listed above, click here to find Vaccine Information Sheets from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on our website.

Copies of the Immunization Registration & Consent form are available at Sacajawea’s Office, the City-County Health Department, and here.

Most insurances will cover the cost of the immunizations. If you prefer to pay out of pocket, CCHD accepts all forms of payment; checks can be made payable to CCHD. Students will not be denied services for inability to pay.

If you are unsure of what immunizations your child needs, or have any further questions, please call CCHD at (406) 454-6950.