GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Great Lakes News) – Michigan residents are being encouraged to get their flu shots.

Pharmacists from Michigan retail giant Meijer are encouraging residents to make their appointments.

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Officials say they know people are tired of hearing about vaccines, but getting the flu along with COVID-19 could result in a much more serious illness.

Anyone unvaccinated for COVID-19 can also get those shots at the same time.