About the shingles vaccine

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Who should get the shingles vaccine?

Jun 1, 2021, 12:10 PM

Adults who are 50 years and older should get the shingles vaccine. This includes people who already received a dose of the older shingles vaccine, Zostavax; have a history of shingles or other chronic medical conditions; do not have a known history of chickenpox; or have mild immune suppression. Please talk to your doctor if you have questions on whether or not you should be vaccinated.

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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