People aged over 55 as well as pregnant women, healthcare workers and people suffering from chronic conditions can get vaccinated against both COVID-19 and the flu by Monday.
Both vaccines can be received at the same time and people can also choose to receive just one.
They will be made available for free from community clinics and all health care centres. The flu vaccine will be available to everyone aged 6 months ad over as of 31st October.
Adults aged 55 and over, pregnant women and healthcare workers are all available. People who are aged 12 and over can also receive it if they provide evidence of suffering from the following chronic conditions: chronic respiratory disease, chronic heart disease, chronic liver disease, chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus and chronic immunodeficiency states (such as HIV/AIDS)
Anyone aged below 55 needs to show evidence of these conditions as confirmed either by presenting the Schedule V Control Card or a medical certificate.
The flu jab is also available for kids aged between 6 months and 12 years suffering from the same chronic conditions.
This comes as health authorities expect a severe influenza season this upcoming winter.