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COVID-19 Testing Centres for Students in the Northern Emirates

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The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) as identified 63 COVID-19 PCR testing centres for students across the northern emirates.

The move aims to increase the capacity of the health centres network so that more community members can easily and swiftly benefit from the services provided and avoid overcrowding.

This comes as part of the UAE's relentless efforts to battle the spread of coronavirus and an affirmation of the state's proactive approach to maintaining community health which clearly reflects the efficiency and capabilities of the health system and its preventive practices according to the guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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20 centres in Sharjah The health centres that provide COVID-19 PCR tests are distributed in 20 centres in Sharjah. This includes:

  • Al Riffa Health Centre
  • Sharjah Health Centre
  • Al Khalidiya Health Centre
  • Al Hamriya Health Centre
  • Al Dhaid Health Centre
  • Al Maliha Health Centre
  • Al Madam Health Centre
  • Al Thameed Health Centre
  • Dibba Al Hisn Health Centre
  • Al Nahwa Health Centre
  • Khor Fakkan Health Centre
  • Al Batayeh Health Centre
  • Nazwa Health Centre
  • Family Health Promotion Centre
  • Wadi Al-Helou Centre

MoHAP-affiliated external venues that provide the PCR test include Ramez Mall, Suhaila Suburb, Al Sajaa Mall, Wasit Centre Tent, in addition to the National Screening Tent of Abu Dhabi Health Services Co (SEHA) from Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, and on Friday from 10 am to 8 pm.

6 places in Ajman In Ajman, the Ministry has designated 6 centres comprising 4 primary health care centres in:

  • Muzairah Health Centre
  • Al Madinah Health Centre
  • Al Manama Medical Centre
  • Mushairif Health Centre
  • Sheikh Khalifa Hall and the National Screening Tent of Abu Dhabi Health Services Co (SEHA) from Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, and on Friday from 10 am to 8 pm.

4 in Umm Al Qaiwain There are 4 health centres in Umm Al Qaiwain, including 3 primary health care centres:

  • Al Khazan Health Centre
  • Falaj Al Mualla Health Centre
  • Al Rafa Health Centre
  • National Screening Tent of Abu Dhabi Health Services Co (SEHA) from Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, and on Friday from 10 am to 8 pm.

17 facilities in Ras Al Khaimah The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah include 17 centres, including 15 health care centre:

  • Al Ma'arid Health Centre
  • Al Jazeera Health Centre
  • Digdagga Health Centre
  • Al Dhait Health Centre
  • Al Hamraniyah Medical Centre
  • Munay'i Medical Centre
  • Wadi Asfini Medical Centre,
  • Kedra Medical Centre
  • Shuka Medical Centre
  • Saif bin Ali Medical Centre
  • Rams Health Centre
  • Al Nakheel Medical Centre
  • Shaml Medical Centre
  • Algeer Medical Centre
  • Julphar Health Centre
  • RAK Exhibition Centre
  • National Screening Tent of Abu Dhabi Health Services Co (SEHA) from Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, and on Friday from 10 am to 8 pm.

16 sites in Fujairah In Fujairah, COVID-19 PCR tests for school students are being provided in 16 facilities, including 11 health care centres:

  • Al-Faseel Family Health Promotion Centre
  • Al Qurrayah Health Centre
  • Murbah Health Centre
  • Qidfaa Health Centre
  • Al Bidya Health Centre
  • Dhadna Health Centre
  • Al Halah Primary Health Centre
  • Tawyeen Health Centre
  • Kholaybiyah Health Centre
  • Wadi Al-Sidr Health Centre
  • Siji Health Centre

MoHAP's external facilities that provide COVID-19 testing include:

  • Dibba Exhibition Centre
  • Al Orouba Hall, Fujairah Exhibition Centre
  • Sheikh Khalifa Hall
  • National Screening Tent of Abu Dhabi Health Services Co (SEHA) from Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm, and on Friday from 10 am to 8 pm.

In this context, the Ministry of Health highlighted the importance of allocating more health centres for getting school students tested against coronavirus, as part of the health protocol with the start of the new term and the keenness to provide a healthy and safe learning environment for both students and academic staff.

The Ministry emphasised that all health COVID-19 testing facilities are fully prepared in terms of equipment and examination tools, in the presence of sufficient medical cadres that are highly qualified and well trained to deal with the expected students' inflow to the health centres countrywide.

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