Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Shingles is a painful infection caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles vaccination is recommended for individuals 60 years of age and older.
- Shingles Basics
General information about shingles, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and vaccination.
Information for Health Professionals
Information on shingles for health professionals, including clinical features and epidemiology, how to report cases, vaccine information, and official recommendations.
- Shingles Information for Child Care Professionals
Information for child care providers, including how to report.
- Varicella (Chickenpox) and Zoster (Shingles) Statistics
Incidence of shingles (and chickenpox) disease in Minnesota children under 18 years of age, and of complicated zoster disease in all ages.