Shingles Information For Health Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Shingles Information For Health Professionals

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Shingles in health care settings
Clinical features and epidemiology
Reporting
Vaccine information
ACIP Recommendations and MMWR reports

Shingles in health care settings

Clinical features and epidemiology

  • Photos of Shingles
    CDC offers photos of the disease and people affected by the disease. Warning: graphic medical images.

Reporting

  • Reporting Zoster (Shingles)
    Zoster (shingles) disease must be reported to the Minnesota Department of Health. Find out what needs to be reported, who needs to report diseases, which forms to use and where to find out more about the disease.

Vaccine information

  • Shingles Vaccine Product Information and VISs
    Generic name
    Manufacturer
    Prescribing information
    VIS
    Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (RZV) GSK Shingrix Recombinant Shingles VIS
    Zoster Vaccine Live (ZVL)* Merck Zostavax Live Shingles VIS
    *Note: Shingrix vaccine is preferred over Zostavax for the prevention of herpes zoster and its complications.

ACIP Recommendations and MMWR reports

Updated Thursday, 29-Aug-2019 16:49:24 CDT