Fergus County Nurse's Office

Fergus County Nurses Office would like to ask anyone who is ill to stay home. If you are needing health care services please contact your health care provider's office or our office and we will be happy to help direct you to services. This is an effort to limit exposure and keep our community healthy. Please call your providers office first so appropriate precautions can be taken. Fergus County Nurses Office 535-7433.  FCNO is continuing to offer routine immunizations. 

COVID-19 updates:

Vaccine Updates

Fergus County Nurses Office is pleased to announce they are scheduling COVID-19 vaccines to those individuals eligible for Phase 1A, 1B and 1B+.  To find out if you qualify click (here). To schedule please use the online scheduling option, mtreadyclinic.org, search by  zip code - 59457 or choose location - Fergus County.  From there it will go through appointment times and personal demographic information.  Please fill out as much as possible, as this will help to reduce time during the clinic. Once you choose an appointment time you have 15 minutes to complete form, if not completed it will reopen for another to take appointment time.  Have insurance information ready to enter.  If you are unable to go online, you may call our Fergus County Nurses Office at 535-7433, but please be patient as we are still holding clinics in our office and have limited staff to answer phone calls. No walk-ins for scheduling will be taken. If no clinics are available, please continue to check back as additional clinics are added regularly.  Again to use the online scheduling option, visit mtreadyclinic.org.

CDC Coronovirus COVID-19

Central MT Health Distict 


Fergus County Nurse's Office provides our communities with protection from diseases through immunization services. Vaccines help prevent diseases that used to be the top killer of children in this country. Maintaining high rates of childhood immunizations protects not only vaccinated children, but also those too young or too ill to have completed their full series of immunizations. A reduction in immunization rates inevitably results in an increase in disease. Therefore, immunizations are crucial to the health and safety of the community at large. FCNO conducts school and daycare immunization record reviews to ensure compliance with the State of Montana immunization laws. FCNO offers traveling and school based immunization clinics for children and adults. Check out our Facebook page as well - Fergus County Nurses Office

Immunizations

Immunization Clinics are available at the Fergus County Nurse's Office Monday thru Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm.   Appointments are suggested (406- 535-7433) but not required. Please note that the Nurse's schedule is subject to change.

  • 2019-2020 Influenza Vaccinations:

Adult Flu Form

Child Flu Form (6 mos to 18 years of age)

Influenza Vaccine Information Sheet

NO CHILD IS DENIED VACCINES DUE TO INABILITY TO PAY! 

FCNO participates in the Vaccine for Children program offering federally funded vaccines for children age 0 - 18 for routine childhood vaccines.

Travel Vaccines - our office can assist you with determining vaccination needs for out of country travel.

CDC Traveler's Health

Immunization Laws

Montana has enacted laws that require children to have certain immunizations before entering school or day care.

  • School Requirements - In order to be enrolled in school, children must have the required vaccines by age. See below link for a list of required vaccines. 

  MT Immunization requirements for school

  • Day Care Requirements- Immunization requirements for day care attendance are based on the child's age and generally follow the recommended childhood schedule.

  MT Immunization requirements for daycare

  • Thanks to state laws, the availability of low-cost vaccines and the cooperation of parents, Montana ranks among the best in the nation for childhood immunization rates. In most years, 90% of Montana's three year-olds had completed their primary series of vaccinations.

Please note, the following files are in PDF format.
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Download the CDC Immunization Schedule for Children Age birth - 18

Download the CDC Immunization Schedule for Adults Age 19 and older

Vaccine Information Sheets (VIS)

Common Questions Parents Ask about Infant Immunizations

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/spec-grps/infants/parent-questions.htm

Information about Vaccines 

http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2068.pdf

Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP) 

  • Resource for QuitLine information 
  • Provide education, information, signage to schools and businesses
  • Follows up on Clean Indoor Air Act complaints
  • Resource for multi-unit housing smoke free policies and signage
  • Supports tobacco free policies within Fergus County

To file a Clean Indoor Air Complaint please follow the link to submit: Online Clean Indoor Air Act Complaint Form

Services For Children

  • Immunizations

  •  School based Immunization Clinics

  • Safe Sleep education and FREE play'n'packs for any infant in need of safe sleep area

  • Infant weight checks

  • Resource for Children’s Special Health Services

  •  Child Protective Team Member

  •  Ensure compliance with Immunization laws in all schools, check immunization records

  •  Health/safety education and is a health resource for community members, senior centers, employers, daycare providers and public schools. 

  •  Capillary blood lead and hematocrit testing is offered to the HeadStart programs.

Services For Adults

  • Immunizations
  • Hep B, MMR, Varicella Titer Blood Draws
  • Adult Protective Team Member

Other Services

  • Rapid Strep tests
  • Blood Pressures on walk-in basis
  • Head Lice checks & education resource
  • Urine alcohol and drug screening for DFS/Individuals/Court Systems
  • Fergus County Loan Closet
  • Coordinates the Fetal Infant Child Mortality Review Team for Fergus Co.
  • Jail Nursing
  • Central MT Coalition for Family Health
  • Central MT Youth Challenge member - on Facebook too Central Montana Youth Challenge
  • Human Services Coalition
  • School Health Resource
  • Local Registrar
  • Communicable Disease Prevention Education & Resource
  • EPI Team Member
  • Assist CMHD as needed with Communicable Disease

 

Address
712 W. Main Street, Suite #102
Lewistown, MT 59457-2510

Contact
Phone: 406-535-7433
Fax: 406-535-7434


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Heather Thom, RN, BSN
Nursing Director
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Amanda Rouse, RN
Public Health Nurse
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Marlo Thomas
Medical Support Assistant
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