• Family Physicians: Shingles Vaccine for Adults 50+, Don’t Delay

    Family Physicians: Shingles Vaccine for Adults 50+, Don’t Delay

    Shingles Patient Education Resources from familydoctor.org 
    Shingles
    Chickenpox
    Chickenpox Vaccine

    Shingles Resources from the CDC and the US National Library of Medicine 
    Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
    Disease of the Week: Shingles
    Shingles

    More AAFP Resources
    AAFP Policy: Immunizations
    AAFP News: CDC, AAFP Release 2018 Immunization Schedules
    AAFP News: Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia: Prevention and Management

    Video
    If you’ve had chickenpox, you’re at risk for getting shingles, a very painful and potentially debilitating disease. Nearly one in three Americans will get shingles, and older adults are more at risk. But adults age 50 and older can get protection from shingles simply by getting the shingles vaccine. Watch this familydoctor.org public service announcement to learn more.