COVID-19 Situation Update More Details
Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. Face coverings are mandatory. Please contact us first before going to any of our locations. For some needs, you may be able to get care at home by phone or video.
For the latest coronavirus information: Visit the CDC website.
COVID-19 Information and Montana VA Updates
As we plan for your safe care moving forward the following safety measures are in place and will remain in place until further notice. Thank you for your patience during this uncertain time. VA is here for you. Learn more.
Updated Safety Restrictions for Patients and Visitors
Starting 11/04/20, no visitors are allowed in Montana VA’s Fort Harrison Medical Center (exceptions can be made for hospice and end-of-life cases) or other Montana VA sites. All Veterans are required to come solo to appointments unless assistance from a direct caregiver is needed and/or it is medically necessary (visitors will be evaluated on a case-by-case instance).
If you are a family member of a patient at Fort Harrison Medical Center, please contact the following numbers with questions: To reach patients or medical staff on the 4th floor, please contact the nurse’s station at 406-447-7940. To reach patients or medical staff on the ICU floor, please call 447-7950. This policy is subject to change.
It's Flu Shot Season! Veterans have multiple options to get their 2020 flu shot this year.
1. First, Veterans with scheduled MTVAHCS appointments will be offered flu shots at the time of their appointment.
2. Second, MTVAHCS clinics across the state are holding drive-thru or walk-in flu clinics.
3. Finally, Montana Veterans can find community locations to get no-cost flu shots at flu shot locations across Montana.
BRSI Data Breach: On July 23, 2020, the Montana VA Health Care System mailed letters notifying 1,501 Veterans that their personal information may have been impacted by a recent privacy breach with a former vendor (read more about the data breach announcement here) . To date, there is no indication any information accessed or taken by the unauthorized actor has been misused. That said, please read these Data Breach FAQs if you have questions or concerns.
Prescription Reminders and Tips
To ensure timely delivery of medications, please reorder your prescriptions right after you receive them in the mail using MyHealtheVet, the Refill App, or the automated call system. Typically prescriptions are mailed out ten days in advance. If you are not familiar with how to reorder prescription remotely, click here.
Events & Classes
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