STUART, FL – The VNA of Florida is offering the ZOSTAVAX immunization for Shingles.
The vaccine is available at VNA office in Stuart. Appointments are necessary; please call the VNA of Florida at 772-286-1844 to schedule yours today.
The cost is $210.00 and must be paid prior to the administration of the vaccine. The vaccine is for adults only.
Shingles is caused by the Varicella Zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Only someone who has had a case of chickenpox can get the shingles. Up to half of the nearly 1 million shingles cases in the U.S. each year occur in people 50 years and older.