The shingles vaccine is publicly funded free of charge for Individuals aged 65 to 70 years of age. Individuals will be able to receive the Zostavax®II vaccine through their primary health care provider or by a health center that receives vaccines from a public health unit. If an individual goes through the pharmacy, they will have to pay for the vaccine.

Please note that only the Zostavax®II vaccine is covered not the Shingrix vaccine.

Should you require further information, please click the link below:
Publicly Funded Zostavax®II Shingles Vaccine