Avg. ER Wait Time

Wait times are an average and provided for informational purposes only. What does this mean?

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.

Revision Information

  • 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.