The National Shingles Vaccination Program

Fountain Street General Practice will be taking part in The National Shingles Vaccination Program which is due to commence Tuesday 1st November, 2016.

People eligible to receive the free shingles vaccine include:

  • People aged 70 years of age as part of an ongoing program
  • People aged 71-79 years of age as a catch-up program until 31 October 2021

People who are not eligible for the free vaccine as part of the program can purchase the vaccine on the private market.

To book an appointment please phone reception on 8303 2900 and mention that you would like to book in for the Shingles Vaccination Program.

Below is a link to the information brochure on the program and shingles vaccine:

National Shingles Vaccination Program – Consumer Brochure