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Shingles Vaccination

Protect yourself with a shingles vaccination. A vaccine to prevent shingles is now available to those aged 50 and older from our pharmacy.

You are eligible to get a free shingles vaccination for 12 months once you turn 65, talk to one of our team today.

The vaccine effect lasts for approximately 6 years and is about 90% effective in preventing shingles, and two-thirds of the patients are less likely to get pain after shingles (post-herpetic neuralgia).

What can you expect in your Shingrix Vaccination appointment?

  • Your vaccination will be given by injection in the deltoid muscle in the arm.

  • Shingrix vaccination requires 2 doses within 2- 6 months apart

  • You need to wait at the pharmacy for 20 minutes after the vaccine is given.

 

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