Abu Dhabi launches annual flu vaccine campaign

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has launched its annual flu vaccine campaign to protect residents across the emirate.

The drive is in line with the ‘Immunise Yourself, Protect Your Community’ campaign.

The vaccine is available free of cost for those above 50 years of age, children 18 years and below, people of determination, pregnant women, Thiqa card holders, Hajj and Umrah performers, and those with chronic diseases. Vaccination costs Dh50 for all other categories.

Seha acting executive director of external therapeutic services underlined that timely vaccination reduces risk of severe symptoms and hospitalisation.

The flu vaccine is available to all residents across Seha health centres and COVID-19 drive-through service centres in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra.


Khaleej Times

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