Is it true? Do I have to wait between getting the Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 vaccine?

COVID-19 vaccines can be co-administered (that is, given on the same day) with an influenza vaccine. Find out more below.

Is it true?

Do I have to wait between getting the Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 vaccine? 

COVID-19 vaccines can be co-administered (that is, given on the same day) with an influenza vaccine.  

Studies show that co-administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines is safe and produces a good immune response.

The COVID-19 vaccine does not protect against the flu, so you should still have your annual flu shot. 

Speak with your usual health care provider to see if this is right for you.

With new COVID-19 vaccine developments every day, it’s normal to have questions or concerns, and possibly feel hesitant about getting a vaccine. That's why we're providing accurate, evidence-based answers to questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines

Last updated: 
11 February 2022

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