The Allegheny County Health Department is offering the shingles vaccine for free to those age 50 and older who have limited health insurance.
For people who do not have insurance or whose insurance doesn't pay for the shot, the shingles vaccine will be available while supplies last at the health department's vaccination clinic at 3441 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
No appointment is necessary, but people are asked to call 412-578-8062 to be sure there is still vaccine available.
The clinic is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Free parking is available after 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the lot behind 3333 Forbes Ave.
No appointment is necessary, but people are asked to call 412-578-8062 to find out whether the vaccine is still available.
Anyone who has had chickenpox can develop shingles.