Number of centres increased as demand for the vaccine grows.
The total number of centres providing the Covid-19 vaccine in Dubai now stands at 120, it was announced on Sunday. The increase is in response to the “growing demand” for the vaccine, the Government of Dubai Media Office said in a Press statement.
The vaccine is currently available in several hospitals in Dubai:
>> Rashid Hospital
>> Dubai Hospital
>> Latifa Hospital
>> Hatta Hospital
>> Uptown Mirdiff Medical Fitness Centre
>> Mediclinic Hospital Network (13 locations)
>> Three mobile units.
The vaccine is also being provided at the following Primary Healthcare Centres:
>> Al Mizhar
>> Al Barsha
>> Nadd Al Hamar
>> Al Safa
>> Al Badaa
>> Nad Al Sheba
>> Al Mankhool
>> Al Twar
>> Al Lisaili.
The vaccine is also being offered at:
>> Union Health Centres
>> Hor Al Anz Health Centre
>> Al Qusais Health Centre
>> Dubai Parks & Resorts Field Hospital
>> Screening centres at Al Khawaneej and Port Rashid;
>> Emirates Specialty Hospital (22 locations)
>> Burjeel Network
>> VPS Network (two locations)
>> NMC Hospitals Network (nine locations).
Number of centres to be increased
In a move aimed at further accelerating the mass vaccination campaign, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said that work is underway to increase the number of healthcare centres providing the vaccine in the emirate.
The DHA said the One Central COVID-19 Vaccination Centre it has set up in the Dubai World Trade Centre has the capacity to serve 4,000 people per day.
In addition, the authority has launched Covid-19 vaccination facilities at two new health centres — Al Twar and Mankhool.
It has also established three centres dedicated to providing vaccinations for frontliners at Latifa, Dubai and Rashid hospitals. The new facilities spread across the emirate are part of the DHA’s efforts to raise vaccination capacity in the emirate and enhance access for the public.
Registration and appointments are done via the DHA app and the toll-free number 800-342.