Covid Musaffah facility to test 3,500 persons a day

By DG Staff

ABU DHABI 22 May 2020: Capital Health Screening Centre (CHSC), part of the Mubadala Healthcare network, launched a Covid-19 center in Musaffah that can screen 3,500 individuals per day.

The facility was opened in collaboration with Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), a Seha health system facility, to extend the country’s high-density screening strategy into this industrial zone.

The new centre opens at a time when the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development has encouraged all commercial and industrial companies to ensure their employees are tested, said Wam.

CHSC is one of four medical facilities involved in the National Screening Project, a governmental initiative overseen by AHS,which aims to test 335,000 residents and employees in the Musaffah area, while also increasing their awareness of Covid-19 and necessary preventative measures.

Under the guidance of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, DoH, CHSC staff will screen individuals with Covid-19 symptoms, and by appointment only.

Visitors will be classified and tested based on their medical history and symptoms as either ‘low risk’, which includes a swabbing, or ‘high-risk’, which includes a swabbing and a medical assessment. Priority screening is given to senior citizens and pregnant women.

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