Older citizens, residents: Get vaccinated at home

DG Staff

DUBAI 16 February 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), in cooperation with the Ministry of Community Development and local social service departments in each emirate, is providing at-home Covid-19 vaccination service for elderly citizens and residents in homes.

Dr. Hussein Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Under-Secretary for Centres and Health Clinics, said: “The ministry continues to provide the vaccine in most of its health facilities, with a particular attention to the most vulnerable groups, including elderly citizens and residents, and persons with chronic illnesses to maintain their health and safety.”

The applications for administering the Covid-19 vaccine for elderly people in their homes can be made by contacting the health centers of each medical district.

Book an appointment via customer services centers

The Health Ministry called on the elderly people to contact the toll-free number 800-11111 to make an appointment or call the ministry’s health centers to schedule an appointment by choosing the nearest health center and suitable time, pointing out that the callers will receive an SMS to confirm the appointment after answering the questions carefully to determine their eligibility for taking the vaccine.


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