COVID-19: The Sinopharm vaccine and where you can get it in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

Residents are now able to register for a free vaccination, if they would like to.

Krystien Meyers
December 14, 2020 6:14 PM

Last week, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it had approved the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for use in the UAE. Now, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has started taking registrations for the vaccination, with Covid-19 vaccines in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah now available.


Health authorities in the UAE have released a full list of all the clinics and hospitals where UAE residents can now go and get a COVID-19 vaccination in the emirates.


The voluntary vaccination programme began several days ago in Abu Dhabi, it has now been extended to Dubai and the Northern Emirates – with residents now able to register for a free vaccination should they wish.

Where?

Dubai: 

The vaccine is available at Dubai Parks and Resorts field hospital.


Abu Dhabi:

In Abu Dhabi, the vaccine is available at all clinics run by Seha, the emirate’s public health operator, and at hospitals and clinics run by VPS Healthcare.


Sharjah:

The vaccine is available at Wasit Medical Centre, from 4 pm to 9 pm.


Ajman:

Al Humaidiya Centre, from 9 am to 12.30 pm and 5 pm to 8.30 pm is where the vaccine can be found.


Umm Al Quwain:

In Umm Al Quwain, the vaccine is available at Al Bait Metwahid centre. From 8 am to 1 pm.


Fujairah:

In Fujairah, the vaccine is available at Murashied Medical Centre.


Cost

Currently, COVID-19 vaccinations are available free in the aforementioned Emirates.


How do I book an appointment in my Emirate?

Bookings can be made for Seha clinics by calling 80050 or visiting seha.aeFor VPS Healthcare bookings, visit covidvaccineuae.com, call 800 5546, or WhatsApp 056 538 0055. For other emirates, hospitals and clinics involved can be contacted directly. If you’re interested in taking part in the Phase III Sputnik vaccination trials in the UAE, visit v4.ae for more information and to register. Be sure to bring along your Emirates ID and health insurance card regardless of where you go.


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