Covid vaccine UAE: 250 public sector employees in Sharjah get free jab

Sharjah - The employees got vaccinated at the main headquarters of the SPWD in Nasiriyah area.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Wed 27 Jan 2021, 9:38 AM

Last updated: Wed 27 Jan 2021, 10:59 AM

A total of 250 employees from the Sharjah Public Works Department (SPWD) were given Covid-19 vaccinations in a campaign organised in coordination with the Ministry of Health to limit the spread of the virus.

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Abdullah Bu Ali, Director of the Department of Human and Financial Resources, Ministry of Health Society, said the employees were vaccinated at the SPWD's main headquarters in Nasiriyah area.

He added that, over the past two days, the department made a list of employees who wished to receive the jab and ensured that they met the requirements for taking the vaccine.

With staff members who fell into the vulnerable category — especially engineers, observers and those working in field jobs — he noted that the vaccine would be a constructive step towards bringing work and life back to normal.

Staff were instructed to continue adhering to preventive measures even after receiving the vaccination.

Bu Ali stressed the keenness of the Ministry of Health to raise community awareness on the importance of taking the Covid-19 jab.

He also appreciated the efforts of authorities to organise the campaign, which would contribute to maintaining the safety of employees and workers.

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