The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) announced the decision to close Umm Ghuwailina Health Center during weekends (Friday and Saturday) from Friday, and to open the Al Thumama Health Center during weekends from the same date. PHCC explained that the decision is in line with PHCC's continuous efforts to improve health services and to ensure that patients receive a fully comprehensive and better range of services.

PHCC's Operations Department has confirmed that patients of the Umm Ghuwailina Health Center who need treatment or access to services during the weekend, without prior appointments, can go to the Al Thumama, Airport, Omar Ibn Al Khattab and Al Wakra Health Centers, where patients will be able to access emergency services as well as the vaccination clinic, dental clinic, pharmacy, radiology and laboratory for emergency and urgent cases, noting that all appointments for the Covid-19 vaccine will be rescheduled to later dates and patients will be contacted and informed of the time and place of their new appointments.
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