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Fact Sheets

Get the New Shingrix Vaccine If You Are 50 or Older.

Get the New Shingrix Vaccine If You Are 50 or Older
This fact sheet describes who should get the new shingles vaccine as well as the benefits and side effects.

What You Can Expect After Getting Shingrix.

What You Can Expect After Getting Shingrix Vaccine
This fact sheet describes the benefits and common side effects of the shingles vaccine Shingrix.

Protect your patients with the new shingles vaccine.

Shingles vaccine fact sheet for healthcare providers
This fact sheet describes vaccine storage and administration as well as patient counseling for the new vaccine.


Graphics

Intramuscular Shingrix Vaccination Infographic

You Call The Shots – Intramuscular Shingrix vaccination (recombinant zoster vaccine)
This infographic promotes safe vaccination practices by educating and reminding providers about proper intramuscular (IM) vaccine administration technique for Shingrix.

Shingles Vaccine Social Media and Web Graphics: for the Public

These graphics remind people that they need 2 doses of new shingles vaccine. They can be used on websites and social media.

Shingles Vaccine Social Media and Web Graphics: for Healthcare Providers

These graphics remind people that they need 2 doses of new shingles vaccine. They can be used on websites and social media.


Mobile App

image of mobile devices

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.


Videos

Video: Shingrix Update: Common Shingrix Reactions—Which Can Be Prevented

CDC Expert Commentary: Shingrix Update: Common Shingrix Reactions—Which Can Be Prevented
View this videoexternal icon (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

Medscape video; Dr. Kathleen Dooling

CDC Expert Commentary: Everything You Need to Know About Shingrix
View this videoexternal icon (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?

CDC Expert Commentary — Herpes Zoster Rates Are Increasing, but Why?
View this videoexternal icon (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.

Herpes Zoster: Who’s at Risk and Who Should be Vaccinated
View this videoexternal icon (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)


Podcasts

Podcast.

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.
Published: 1/25/2018
Last Updated: 2/22/2018

Podcast.

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.
Published: 1/25/2018
Last Updated: 2/22/2018


Web Button

Shingles Web Button

Web button to lead people to our shingles website, and print icon files that are resizable for your billboards, posters, banners, signs, newsletters, etc.

Add this button to your web site.