Now available at Fakeeh University Hospital

COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer BioNtech

We are happy to announce that Fakeeh University Hospital has now started offering Pfizer BioNtech vaccine for Covid-19.

Kindly read ahead to know more about the procedure and other details.

Step by step vaccination process

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who are eligible for taking the vaccine?

All UAE nationals and Dubai residents with a valid Emirates ID above the age of 16.

Who are NOT eligible for taking the vaccine?

  • People with certain chronic diseases (based on evaluation of our expert medical team)
  • Pregnant and lactating women
  • Women planning to get pregnant within the next three months
  • Volunteers who have participated in the vaccination clinical trials

Will I have to pay for the vaccine?

No, the vaccination is given free of charge.

How many doses will be given?

You will receive two doses of the vaccine. At an interval of 3-4 weeks.

Is it possible to take the second dose of the vaccine in any other hospital?

No. Regulations direct that if you start receiving the vaccine service in one hospital/facility, it should be completed in the same hospital/facility.

Will I have to do a mandatory PCR test before taking the vaccine?

No. A PCR test before the vaccination is not compulsory. Your medical history will be taken into account to ascertain if you are fit to receive the vaccine.