According to guidance from the CDC, patients can receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster and any version of the influenza vaccine that is appropriate for them at the same time. If coadministered, COVID-19 and influenza vaccines that may be more likely to cause a local reaction, such as high-dose and adjuvanted inactivated influenza vaccines, should be administered in different limbs whenever possible. Influenza vaccination should be delayed in anyone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, whether or not they have symptoms. Although the CDC does not consider mild illness a contraindication to influenza vaccination, delaying vaccination avoids exposing healthcare workers and other patients to COVID-19.
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