Ahmed Abdellah
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Dubai: With the UAE's vaccine programme making sure that all eligible categories of residents receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has issued a reminder on the special categories that can request for receiving the vaccine at home.

Who can get the vaccine at home?

The DHA'S COVID-19 home vaccination service is aimed at the following target groups:

Emiratis (50 years and older).

Elderly Dubai residents (60 years and older) who are unable to go to the vaccination centres.

People of Determination.

Required documents

For the required documents, you only need to present a proof of residence in Dubai, irrespective of which Emirate the UAE residence visa was issued at.

Which vaccine is being provided?

For the home vaccination service the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is being provided.

How can I book an appointment?

1. Call 800342 and listen to the options carefully.

2. Select COVID-19 vaccine

3. Select 60 years and above

4. Confirm booking

The home vaccination initiative has a specialised service delivery team, with representative members from the Dubai Health Authority, the Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services.