Can I get the flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same time?


Federal health officials are urging people to get a flu shot this year and they say yes you can combine it with a coded vaccination in the same visit flu specialist Richard Webby at Saint Jude's children's hospital is warning about a possible twin dem ich covert nineteen in the flu circulating at the same time this fall he says it's perfectly safe to get both shots at once saying doctors give multiple inoculations all the time centers for disease control director Dr Rochelle Polinsky please do your part to ensure that everyone is best protected against flu she says because last year people were mostly isolated and wearing masks they are concerned reduced population level immunity to the seasonal flu could place us at risk for a potentially severe flu season this year Jackie Quinn Washington

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