About the shingles vaccine

We’ve got you covered.

What is shingles?
What causes shingles?
Who is at risk of getting shingles?
Is there a treatment for shingles?
Who should get the shingles vaccine?
Are there any side effects from the vaccine?
How do I get the shingles vaccine?
Is the vaccine covered by my insurance?

How vaccine coverage works

Medicare Part B (your medical benefits) and Medicare Part D (your prescription drug benefits) cover different vaccines.

Sharp Direct Advantage is offered by Sharp Health Plan. Sharp Health Plan is an HMO with a Medicare contract. Enrollment with Sharp Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Read the full disclaimer.

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