The flu vaccine is a safe and effective vaccine, which is offered every year on the NHS to help protect people at risk of getting seriously ill from the flu. The best time to have the flu vaccine is in the autumn or early winter before the flu starts spreading.
More people are likely to get flu this winter as fewer people will have built up natural immunity to it during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year, the free flu jab is available to:
Why is it important to have the flu vaccine?
Where to get the flu vaccine
You can have the NHS flu vaccine at:
It's safe to have your flu jab & COVID-19 booster jab at the same time.
To find out more about the flu vaccine, click here.