Frequently Asked Questions

20. Where can I get the shingles vaccine?

The shingles vaccine is available in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, workplaces, community health clinics, and health departments.

Most private health insurance plans cover recommended vaccines. Check with your insurance provider for details and for a list of vaccine providers. Medicare Part D plans cover shingles vaccine, but there may be costs to you depending on your specific plan.

If you do not have health insurance, visit to learn more about health insurance options.

To learn more, see "What You Should Know About Shingles and the Shingles Vaccine."