Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

General Information

Shingles is a localized infection due to the same virus that causes chickenpox. It occurs only in people who have had chickenpox in the past and represents a reactivation of the dormant virus.

Information for Providers

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations

Shingles Vaccine Recommendations – (ACIP)

Contact Information

Wisconsin Local Health DepartmentsRegional officesTribal agencies

Wisconsin immunization program staff

Last Revised: September 29, 2021