Shingles Basics

A single dose of zoster (Zos) vaccine is recommended for most adults 60 years of age and older to prevent shingles.

  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
    Basic information about shingles from the CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link. Warning: Graphic medical images.
  • Shingles Vaccine: What You Need to Know
    CDC Vaccine Information Statement (VIS); includes a description of the disease, who should get the vaccine and when, who should not be vaccinated, and potential side effects. Attention: Non-MDH link

Updated Friday, July 06, 2012 at 11:30AM