DHA announces service timings on public holiday


The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced its working hours during the public holiday on October 29 to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).

Dubai, Rashid and Latifa Hospitals

The emergency department at Dubai, Rashid and Latifa Hospitals will remain open as usual 24/7, while the clinics will close on Thursday, October 29.

Hatta Hospital

The family medicine clinic will operate from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm then 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm during the public holiday, while the hospital’s emergency department will operate 24/7.

Specialized Centres

Dubai Fertility Centre will operate during the public holiday from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm.

The remaining specialized centres that include the Thalassemia Centre, Dubai Genetics Centre, Dubai Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Centre, Dubai Complementary Medicine Centre and the Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre will remain closed.

Dubai Blood Donation Centre

It will remain closed during the holiday (October 29).

Primary Health Care Centres

All primary health care centres will be closed during the holiday except for Al Barsha, Nad Al Hammar and Al Khawaneej health centres, which will remain open 24/7. The 'Doctor for Every Citizen' service will also be available 24/7.

Medical Fitness Centres

All medical fitness centres will be closed during the holiday (October 29).

DHA Headquarters

The Authority’s headquarters will remain closed during the public holiday. Work will resume on November 1.

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