Do I need a shingles vaccine?
The shingles vaccine is free as part of the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for people over 70 years of age.
Until 31 October 2021, a single catch-up dose is also available for adults aged 71 to 79 years.
For more information regarding shingles and its prevention, speak with your doctor.
Sources & Citations
2. Australian Government. Department of Health. Immunisation for seniors. Available at: https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/immunisation/immunisation-throughout-life/immunisation-for-seniors (accessed 21 May 2020).
SAN-001369-00 - Date of preparation May 2020Show All