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Shingles vaccination for adults aged 70, 78 or 79 years of age: calculator

An interactive document for the shingles vaccination programme.


Shingles vaccination eligibility calculator

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From 1 September 2017, people who are or will be 70, 78 or 79 years of age on that date are eligible for the shingles vaccination. Individuals in their 70’s who were born after 1 September 1942 and who have missed out on vaccination are eligible until their 80th birthday.

Health professionals can enter patient dates of birth into this interactive document to find out if they’re eligible for the shingles vaccine.

If you experience difficulties using the calculator in Chrome, please try an alternative browser. You can also download the calculator and use it offline if required.

Published 7 August 2014
Last updated 18 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated the shingles eligibility calculator for 2017 to 2018.
  2. Updated shingles calculator.
  3. First published.