Flu season is quickly approaching, and the updated bivalent COVID-19 boosters have been released across the country and in New Jersey. Considering both of those events taking place, you are probably wondering if it is safe to get your annual flu shot and the updated COVID-19 booster at the same time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is safe to get your flu shot and updated COVID-19 booster at the same time. “The CDC originally recommended a two-week spacing between COVID-19 and other vaccinations, since it was closely monitoring reactions for this new vaccine,” Dr. David Cennimo, an infectious disease expert at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, said. To read the full story.