Shingles vaccination


In the Laurentians, vaccination will be available free of charge, starting May 1, 2023, for those designated by the Québec Immunization Program :

  • People aged 80 years and older; 
  • People aged 18 years and older who are immunocompromised.

Make an appointment :

Shingles vaccination will be offered with an appointment in our local points of services as well as in some pharmacies. It will not be available in CLSC.  

Shingles is a disease that appears only in people who have already had chickenpox. Each year, Québec accounts for around 27,000 shingles cases, along with 600 hospitalizations and 10 deaths caused by shingles, 80% of which are individuals aged 80 years and older.