DHA announces vaccination centres to close for 3 days

DHA announces vaccination centres to close for 3 days

On Saturday, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced during the Eid Al Adha holidays that Covid-19 vaccination centres in the Emirate would remain closed from July 19 to July 21.


The Uptown Mirdiff Centre will operate on July 22 from 8 am to 8 pm, and on July 23, 24; it will be functioning from 8 am to 4 pm for people. From July 22 to 24, the Al Garhoud Centre will remain open from 8 am to 8 pm, DHA stated.


The DHA official statement expressed that "The emergency departments of all DHA hospitals will be working 24x7." Health care centres and hospitals will work according to shifts, and doctors will be working on call to ensure that work proceeds as usual. 


During the three day Eid break, the outpatient services will remain closed of Latifa Hospital, Rashid Hospital, and Dubai Hospital. However, Hatta Hospital's family medicine facility will work from 8 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 8.30 pm. 


As per the primary healthcare centres, such as the Nadd Al Hamar, Al Barsha and Airport Medical Center will work nonstop every day. However, all the other DHA primary health care centres will be close during the Eid break. 


The Al Lusialy Health Center will be closed on July 20, but it will be open from 10 am to 3 pm for PCR tests and family medicine services. 


The Al Khawaneej health centre, Dubai Municipality health centre and the Al Badaa health centre will operate 24x7 throughout the Eid holidays.


The covid-19 screening centre, such as Deira City Centre and Mall of the Emirates, will operate from 10 am to 5 pm; however, the Al Nasr Club centre will remain closed from July 19 to 24. Moreover, Jumeirah 1 Port Majlis and the Al Rashidiya Majlis will be closed from July 19 to 22.


The DHA stated that all medical fitness centres run by them would be closed during the Eid break. The Muhaisnah centre will be open on July 19 from 8 am to 1 pm.


The Uptown Occupational Health Screening Centre will remain shut from July 19 to 21; however, it will operate on July 22 from (8 am to 8 pm) and on July 23 and 24 (8 am to 4 pm).


During the Eid break, most of DHA's specialised centres will not operate. The Dubai Fertility Centre will function on July 22 (7.30 am to 2.30 pm). The Thalassemia Centre will also run on July 19 (7.30 am to 2.30 pm).


The Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre will be open during the Eid break from 7.30 am to 2.30 pm, and the Blood Donation Centre will be available from Monday to Thursday (8 am to 3 pm). Residents can contact the DHA toll-free number 800 342 for more information.

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