Back to school in Abu Dhabi: Free Covid-19 PCR tests for students till Sept 30
The initiative, which is conducted in cooperation with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.
The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) on Monday said it has started providing the free Covid-19 PCR nasal swab tests for all students at the selected facilities.
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The initiative, which is conducted in cooperation with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, aims to deliver a safe return to school roll-out.
The Seha Covid-19 screening centres are open from Saturday to Thursday, 8am to 8pm and on Friday from 10am to 8pm. Walk-ins, without prior appointments, will be allowed for students only.
The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) had earlier announced that all students of all ages must have a negative PCR test result, taken within 96 hours, at the start of the school year.
During the first month, all students in the 12-18 age group — vaccinated or not — must get a PCR test result every two weeks, said the authorities.
Below are the locations of the selected Seha Covid-19 screening centres:
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Zayed Sports City
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Al Bahia
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Al Manhal, Abu Dhabi
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Asharej
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Al Hili
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Al Sarouj, Al Ain
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Al Aamerah
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Ghayathi
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Liwa
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre-Delma
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre–Madinat Zayed
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre–Al Mifra
-Seha Drive-Through Screening Centre–Al Sila
-National Screening Centre-Mina Rashed
-National Screening Centre-City Walk, Dubai
-National Screening Centre-Al Khawaneej
-National Screening Centre-Sharjah
-National Screening Centre-Umm Al Quwain
-National Screening Centre-Ajman
Ras Al Khaimah
-National Screening Centre-Ras Al Khaimah
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