A single dose of zoster (Zos) vaccine is recommended for most adults 60 years of age and older to prevent shingles.
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
- Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine Questions and Answers
Questions and answers about shingles vaccination. Attention: Non-MDH link