“Do I have to get a flu shot and COVID-19 vaccinated?”. Yes, because both viruses can knock you off your feet, and It has been proven that you can contract both at the same time. As we’re approaching the 2021/2022 flu season, some of you may be eligible for your COVID-19 booster shot.. Others may be getting their COVID-19 vaccine for the first time. The good news is that the CDC states that it’s okay to get both at the same time. Lucky for you, AFC Urgent Care Malden now offers the highly effective quadrivalent flu shot as well as the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what you should know so you can avoid the dreaded “twindemic” this season. Two new vaccines licensed for use during the 2021-2022 flu season. To better prepare the elderly there is now a quadrivalent high-dose vaccine that replaces the former trivalent dose. The second one is a quadrivalent adjuvanted vaccine for seniors that has an additional influenza B component.