Where to Book Covid-19 Vaccine for Children Above 5 in Dubai

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 02 February 2022
Where to Book Covid-19 Vaccine for Children Above 5 in Dubai
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Children aged 5 and above can now receive the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, Parents can book the appointment on the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) app or via WhatsApp number 800-342.

The vaccination for children is optional and subject to parental consent. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the 12 to 15 age group has been available in Dubai since May 2021.

The decision to begin administering the vaccine to children aged five and above was “taken in line with the National Covid-19 Vaccination Plan and guidelines issued by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP)”, the DHA said.

The MoHAP had in October last year authorised the emergency use of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for those in the 5-11 age group.

The DHA facilities offering the jab to children aged 5-11 include:

Oud Metha Vaccination Centre

Al Twar Health Centre

Al Mizhar Health Centre

Nad Al Hammar Health Centre

Al Mankhool Health Centre

Al Lussaily Health Centre

Nad Al Sheba Health Centre

Zabeel Health Centre

Al Barsha Health Centre