Dubai Covid-19 vaccination centres to close during Eid Al Fitr break

Centres operated by Dubai Health Authority will be shut for three days from Tuesday

Covid-19 vaccination centres operated by Dubai Health Authority will be closed during the Eid Al Fitr public holiday.

The authority announced that vaccination facilities including at One Central, Al Barsha Hall, and Dialysis Centre at Al Twar, will shut from Wednesday, May 12 until Friday, May 14.

Covid-19 assessment centres at Al Badaa Health Centre, Al Khawaneej Health Centre and the Dubai Municipality Health Centre will continue to run around the clock.

DHA-operated hospitals and health centres will operate as normal, with emergency departments of all hospitals accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Specialist outpatient clinics at Rashis, Latifa and Dubai Hospital will be closed from May 12 to 14.

Hatta Hospital’s family medicine clinic will be open from 8am to 1pm and 4pm to 8.30 pm during the period.

Primary Healthcare centres

The Nadd Al Hamar, Al Barsha and Airport Medical Centre will function around the clock on all days. All other DHA primary healthcare centres will be closed during the Eid break.

The Al Lusialy Medical Fitness Centre will be open from 10am to 3pm for family medicine service and for PCR tests.

Medical Fitness Centres

All Medical Fitness Centres are closed during the Eid break. The Muhaisnah Medical Fitness Centre will be open on Tuesday, May 11, from 8am to 1pm.

DHA’s specialised centres will be closed during the Eid break.

The Blood Donation Centre will be open from 7.30am to 1.30pm and from 7.30pm to midnight on Wednesday, May 12. It will be open from noon until 6pm on Thursday, May 13, and Saturday, May 15.

For more information on Eid holiday timings, call the DHA's toll-free number on 800 342.

Eid Al Fitr holiday

Last week, authorities announced public and private sector workers would enjoy an Eid Al Fitr public holiday from Ramadan 29, Tuesday, May 11, to Shawwal 3.

Shawwal 3 is expected to fall on Saturday, May 15.

The start of Eid Al Fitr will depend on the sighting of the crescent moon, to herald the start of a new month in the Islamic calendar.

This will either be Wednesday, May 12 or Thursday, May 13.

Updated: May 9, 2021 04:53 PM

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