Get the Shingrix Vaccine If You Are 50 or Older
This fact sheet describes who should get the shingles vaccine as well as the benefits and side effects.
What You Can Expect After Getting Shingrix Vaccine
This fact sheet describes the benefits and common side effects of the shingles vaccine Shingrix.
Shingles vaccine fact sheet for healthcare providers
This fact sheet describes vaccine storage and administration as well as patient counseling for the vaccine.
Shingles Vaccine Graphics for Healthcare Providers
These graphics remind people that they need 2 doses of the shingles vaccine. They can be used on websites and social media.
Disease of the Week: Shingles
Download CDC’s mobile app (available for iOS and Android). Find “shingles” and take the quiz to test your knowledge about the disease.
CDC Expert Commentary: Shingrix Update: Common Shingrix Reactions—Which Can Be Prevented
View this video (4:22 minutes) Dr. Kathleen Dooling discusses common local and systemic reactions to the new shingles vaccine and how to counsel patients.
Date Released: 2/1/19
CDC Expert Commentary: Everything You Need to Know About Shingrix
View this video (3:58 minutes) Dr. Kathleen Dooling discusses storage, administration, and patient counseling for the new shingles vaccine
Date Released: 4/30/18
CDC Expert Commentary — Herpes Zoster Rates Are Increasing, but Why?
View this video (4:06 minutes) Dr. Craig Hales discusses why the increases in shingles rates among adults are unlikely to be related to childhood chickenpox vaccination.
Date Released: 4/14/2014 (Discusses Zostavax)
Herpes Zoster: Who’s at Risk and Who Should be Vaccinated
View this video (4:35 minutes) Learn about how effective the herpes zoster vaccine is and what the current recommendations are for vaccinating patients.
Date Released: 11/21/2011 (About Zostavax)
Stopping Shingles (A Cup of Health with CDC)
Listen To This Podcast (4:21 minutes)In this podcast, Dr. Mark Pallansch discusses a newly approved vaccine to prevent shingles. Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a disease characterized by a painful skin rash, with blisters usually occurring on one side of the body. Each year, approximately one million people in the U.S. get the disease.
Last Updated: 2/22/2018
Stopping Shingles (A Minute of Health with CDC)
Listen To This Podcast (1:00 minutes)Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters. This podcast discusses a new vaccine to prevent shingles.
Last Updated: 2/22/2018
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