Have you considered a SHINGLES vaccine? 1 in 3 people will contract this illness in their lifetime…

29th September 2017

Shingles: are you at risk?

If you’ve had chickenpox, and most New Zealand adults have, you are already carrying the virus that causes Shingles.

If you’re 50 or older, your risk of Shingles goes up.

When you’re young, your immune system is usually strong enough to keep the virus in check. But as you age, it becomes easier for Shingles to break through your body’s defences.

Contact your Practice Nurse to discuss further.