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Free shingles vaccines available to adults 50 and over

Published On: Jun 19 2013 03:36:09 PM EDT

The Pennsylvania Department of Health will be offering a free shingles vaccine to anyone age 50 or older who doesn't have insurance to cover the vaccine.

The vaccines will be given next Thursday, June 27 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Berks Encore's center at 40 N. 9th St. in Reading.

An appointment must be made in advance by calling 610-378-4377. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Free parking is available. Call Berks Encore at 610-374-3195, x208 for the parking lot code.