Shingles Vaccination

Friday, April 06, 2018

From April 1st 2018 the Shingles Vaccine is FREE for those aged 65-80.  Please speak to your Doctor or Nurse about getting one.

Shingles is a painful, blistering rash that can last up to 30 days.
Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes Chickenpox. After Chickenpox heal, the virus lays dormant in your nerves and may later reactivate as Shingles. That is why anyone who has had Chickenpox can get Shingles.

Please visit: http://www.shingles.co.nz/#AreYouAtRisk for more information regarding getting