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2020 Flu Vaccine

Get your vaccine at JHAH

The 2020 flu vaccine is now available in all Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) health centers. The best way to prevent the flu is by taking the flu vaccine annually.

Every fall and winter, hospitals have an increase in patients as a result of the flu. This year, the COVID-19 public health crisis means that avoiding an unnecessary hospital visit or inpatient stay due to the flu is more important than ever.

JHAH registered patients can get the flu vaccine from October 18, 2020, to December 31, 2020, (no appointment is necessary) at the following JHAH locations.

Dhahran Health Center - Primary Care (Building 50), Café
October 18, 2020, to December 31, 2020
Sunday to Thursday, between the hours 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
For your comfort and convenience, quick-stop Flu Vaccination parking spots have been allocated. 
Location

Dhahran Health Center - Primary Care (Building 50), Drive-Through
Saturdays, October 31, 2020, and November 7, 2020, between the hours 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
For your comfort and convenience, we ask that you wear clothing with easy to remove layers or short sleeves. An abaya may be worn but will need to be partially removed during the vaccination.
Location

Saudi Aramco Residential Community - AdDiwan Building
Monday, October 26, 2020, and Tuesday, October 27, 2020, between the hours 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Dhahran Health Center - Primary Care (Building 50), Pediatrics Immunization Area (Room 201-13B)
For families with children under 14 years of age.
Fridays, November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2020, between the hours 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Saudi Aramco - Al Midra Building (Lobby)
Tuesday, November 10, 2020,  and Wednesday, November 11, 2020, between the hours 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Saudi Aramco - Al Mujamma' Building
Monday, November 23, 2020, and Tuesday, November 24, 2020, between the hours 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Saudi Aramco - Dammam Office Building (DOB)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, between the hours 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

JHAH Al-Hasa Health Center - Family Center Area
October 18, 2020, to December 31, 2020
Sunday – Thursday, between the hours 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Al Mubarraz - Saudi Aramco Administration Building
Thursday, October 29, 2020, between the hours 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Saudi Aramco - Community Center
Thursday, November 5, 2020, between the hours 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Al Mubarraz - Saudi Aramco Industrial Training Center (ITC)
Wednesday, November 23, 2020, between the hours 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Abqaiq Health Center - Immunization Room P2-01
October 18, 2020, to December 31, 2020,
Sundays, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Abqaiq Health Center - Building 265, Drive-Through
October 25, to December 31, 2020,
Sundays, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Saudi Aramco Residential Community - Al-Remal Mall (Commissary hallway)
October 27-29, 2020
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saudi Aramco - Industrial Training Center (ITC)
To be announced 

Ras Tanura Health Center - Primary Care, Room 1054
October 18, 2020, to December 31, 2020
Sunday to Thursday, between the hours 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Saudi Aramco - Najmah Community
Wednesday, November 4, 2020,  and Thursday, November 5, 2020, between the hours 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

‘Udhailiyah Health Center - Primary Care, Treatment Room 1030
October 18, 2020  to December 31, 2020
Sunday to Thursday, between the hours 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Saudi Aramco  Residential Community - House of Jasmine, building 2020
Monday, October 19, 2020, and Wednesday, October 21, 2020, between the hours 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Saudi Aramco - East Administration Building (East Admin)
Thursday, October 22, 2020, and Monday, October 26, 2020, between the hours 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The overlap of the COVID-19 pandemic and the annual flu season is a cause for concern and individuals should take steps to prepare and protect themselves and their families.

- Dr. Jaffar Al-Tawfiq, COVID-19 Incident Commander, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

To prepare and protect yourself and your family

  •  If you are visiting a JHAH facility, please follow the guidance on our Safe at JHAH webpage.
  • Observe the 3 W’s, wear a mask, watch your distance and wash or sanitize your hands frequently.

Why get the flu vaccination?

As reported by the Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH), globally seasonal influenza ‘flu’ affects 600 million people and is fatal in around 500,000 cases per year. The MOH and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend an annual flu vaccine for everyone six (6) months of age and older.

Who is at high risk?

People at high risk for developing flu complications include:

  • People aged 65 years and older
  • Pregnant women
  • Children between 6 months and 23 months of age

People of any age who have chronic medical conditions such as heart, lung, liver, or kidney disease are also at high risk for flu complications. People who have suppressed immune systems from chemotherapy for cancer, immunosuppressive medication such as prednisone are also at higher risk.

Flu prevention during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

To protect you and your family from the flu and COVID-19, We have prepared for you an infographic of what you need to know. Download infographic

Not registered with JHAH?

Contact your registered healthcare provider or the Ministry of Health (MOH) to check flu vaccination details.

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