Do you know About the Shingles Vaccine?

by Wayne Ghesquiere on October 2, 2014

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Nova Travel Medicine & Immunization Clinic offers the shingles (zostavax) vaccine.  Help protect yourself and get vaccinated, contact us today to book your appointment!

If you have had chickenpox you are at risk for shingles.  As you get older your immune system weakens and increases your chance of developing shingles.

Did you know?

  • 1 in 3 people will develop shingles in their lifetime
  • Shingles can cause long lasting nerve pain and other serious complications
  • Health Canada recommends Canadians 50 years and older get vaccinated
 

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