I am a First Nations Elder over 65 years of age. How can I get the shingles vaccine?

Question: 

I am a First Nations Elder over 65 years of age. How can I get the shingles vaccine?

Answer: 

As of February​ 1, 2021,  Shingrix® vaccine coverage is available at no cost to First Nations Elders who are 65 years old and older. The Shingrix® vaccine can be prescribed by a doctor or nurse practitioner, or from the pharmacist. If you have questions, talk to your community health nurse or go to the FNHA website.

Date last reviewed: 
Tuesday, Feb 01, 2022