Publication date: 
19 December 2017
Last updated: 
25 July 2018
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

A questions and answers fact sheet about shingles and the National Shingles Vaccination Program. It covers a range of common questions, including:

  • What is shingles?
  • Am I really at risk of shingles?
  • Why¬†should I get vaccinated against shingles?
  • Who can have a free shingles vaccine?
  • Where can I get the shingles vaccine?
  • Is the vaccine safe?

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