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I'm getting shingles outbreaks, can I get the shingles vaccine?

Yes. But, it may not be covered by insurance. Many insurers cover it starting at age 60. I could help boost your immunity and is probably worth the expense (about $250). Not studied for younger or middle aged adults yet, since most shingles occurs in th elderly, so they are the group for which the vaccine was targeted. Read more...

How to get the shingles vaccine?

Multiple. You can either get it through your providers office, a health department, or a local convenient care establishment. Read more...
Pharmacies/clinics. Some pharmacies, like walgreens, offer the vaccine. Also many medical clinics gan give the vaccine. It's best to make sure they have it in stock before an appointment. Read more...

How frequently do you have to get the shingles vaccine?

Shingles vaccine. Currently the recommendation for shingles vaccine is a single dose to those age 60 or older. However, as we have found with many other vaccines that immunity may wane with time, changes in this recommendation could occur as time goes by and we research what happens 10-20 years down the line......more to come! Read more...