About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Español
VNA of Care New England
VNA of Care New England

Reducing Your Risk of Shingles

A vaccine called Zostavax, is recommended for the prevention of shingles in people aged 60 years of age and older. Talk to your doctor about this vaccine.

References

Shingles. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/ . Updated August 20, 2012. Accessed September 7, 2012.

Shingles (herpes zoster). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/shingles/about/overview.html . Updated January 10, 2011. Accessed September 7, 2012.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: David Horn, MD
  • Review Date: 05/2014
  • Update Date: 05/28/2014
Health Headlines
Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts SayView in a lightbox
Health Tip: Pack Safety Essentials for a Long HikeView in a lightbox
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 DiabetesView in a lightbox
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study SaysView in a lightbox
Health Tip: Easing Headache PainView in a lightbox
VNA of Care New England
© 2011 Site Index | Disclaimer | Legal Notices