When visiting your GP or pharmacist, ask if there are any other vaccines you can have – you may have missed them in the past.
The flu vaccine can be given at the same time or immediately before or after the COVID-19 vaccine. If they're given at the same time, you'll receive the vaccines in separate places on your arms and with different syringes. Read more about the COVID-19 vaccines and the flu vaccine.
Rangitahi (young adults) may have missed MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and HPV (human papilloma virus) vaccines. Read more about older children and teenagers immunisation.
Pregnant women are also recommended to have influenza and whooping cough vaccines.
- The COVID-19 vaccine, including a booster, and the influenza vaccine are safe at any stage of pregnancy.
- The whooping cough vaccine is recommended from 16 weeks of pregnancy and can be given at the same time as the COVID-19 vaccine or separately.
- Read more about vaccinations and pregnancy.