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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

If you’re between 65 and 70 years old, you can get vaccinated against shingles free of charge in Ontario.

NEW in October 2020: The Ontario publicly funded shingles immunization program, available for seniors ages 65 to 70 years, will transition from offering the Zostavax® II (Merck Canada Inc.) vaccine to the Shingrix® (GSK) vaccine.

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