Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 3 August 2020

Eid timings for Dubai government hospitals and medical centres announced

All primary healthcare centres will close during the holidays except for Nad Al Hamar and Al Barsha health centre, which will be open 24/7

Specialised clinics will remain closed during the holidays at Latifa, Rashid and Dubai Hospitals, while emergency departments will continue operating as normal. Courtesy: DHA
Specialised clinics will remain closed during the holidays at Latifa, Rashid and Dubai Hospitals, while emergency departments will continue operating as normal. Courtesy: DHA

Dubai Health Authority has announced restricted working hours for its hospitals and health centres over the long Eid weekend, which begins on Thursday, July 30 until August 2.

Specialised clinics at Latifa, Rashid and Dubai Hospitals will be closed for the holidays, while emergency departments will operate as normal.

All primary healthcare centres will also close during the break, except for Nad Al Hamar and Al Barsha, which will be open around the clock as usual.

DHA-run Al Nasr Club and Shabab Al Ahli drive-through coronavirus testing centres will be closed during the holidays.

Al Nasr Club and Shabab Al Ahli drive-through coronavirus testing centres will be closed during the Eid holidays. Chris Whiteoak / The National
Al Nasr Club and Shabab Al Ahli drive-through coronavirus testing centres will be closed during the Eid holidays. Chris Whiteoak / The National

The Dubai Municipality Clinic for Covid-19 evaluation and testing in Al Rigga will close on the first day of Eid and reopen the day after from 8am to 9.30pm.

Those who want to be tested can go to drive-through locations across the emirate.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced details for its 28 primary health care centres and affiliated facilities during the break.

Emergency departments at all hospitals and five health centres will be working around the clock.

This includes Wasit and Al Madam centres in Sharjah, and the Ras Al Khaimah, Al Manie, and Al Khalibiya facilities in Fujairah.

“Everything is all set to receive patients and to meet the demands of the Northern Emirates population during Eid Al Adha holidays,” said Dr Hussein Abdel Rahman Al-Rand, undersecretary of the ministry’s health centres and clinics.

“This comes as part of MoHAP’s commitment to sustaining efficient and quality healthcare services, with Covid-19 precautionary measures in place.”

Updated: July 29, 2020 05:22 PM

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