There is a new vaccine that prevents shingles. Even if you have been vaccinated for shingles in the past you may need another one. Talk to your healthcare provider or local health department to determine if the vaccine is right for you!
The shingles vaccine is recommended for those over age 50. Taney County Health Department may be able to provide Taney county residents over age 60 with a free shingles vaccine. Funding for the shingles vaccine for Taney county residents provided by Taney County Senior Citizen Tax Fund.
For more information go to https://www.cdc.gov/shingles/fact-sheets/shingles-factsheet-adults.html or call 417-334-4544 ext 590.