(A 24/7 Covid-19 Test facility for the Community)
Taking the Corona Virus (Covid-19) as a challenge, AlSharq Hospital, Fujairah has initiated the Special Fever Clinic in April 2020, where patients can visit and do the Covid-19 test. The Special Fever Clinic was placed in a separate area of the hospital so that the normal patient is safe to visit the respective doctors and departments during their scheduled appointments.
The test for pandemic disease was launched under the regulations of Ministry of Health. The Special Fever Clinics at AlSharq Hospital is successfully testing not only the walk-in patients but also thousands of employees from companies and businesses that are been instructed by Ministry of Health to undergo the Covid-19 test.
The Special Fever Clinic and the ER department in the hospital is providing medical guidelines as per the (Ministry of Health and Prevention-MoHAP). The AlSharq Hospital is in well alignment with the companies and MOHAP for the Covid-19 test and timely informing both regarding the outcome of the test so that the suspected patient undergoes the proper process of treatment.
To create the awareness and communicate with the community across East Coast AlSharq Hospital continuously doing the Covid-19 awareness campaign through multiple advertising channels including Social Media. AlSharq Hospital encourages people, to undergo Covid-19 test from those with respiratory symptoms - with or without fever, with severe acute respiratory infection, with travel history, with cough and headache and who has come into contact with an individual known or suspected to have Covid-19.
Dr. Stuart Bennett, CEO - AlSharq Healthcare - said that while dealing with all challenges, the UAE is always keen to take proactive measures that include a package of precautionary and preventive measures to protect society. He emphasized that the UAE represents a global model to follow in dealing with all crises with transparency and confidence.
Our team of medical and non-medical staff is continuously on alert and ensuring the top of the line services for the Covid-19 suspected and non-suspected patients. Our front liners who dedicatedly engrossed in dealing with pandemic and assisting the patients diligently. We would like to thank our hospital team for their continuous and untiring support for this cause.
In compliance with the current situation of covid-19 outbreak, Al Sharq Hospital has launched Telemedicine (online consultation) services on its website, where patients will be able to make appointments and get medical consultations from the hospital medical specialists, via a voice or video call from their home. Al Sharq Hospital is fully functional now with all the active departments and we have also resumed surgical procedures.
During Ramadan, we are running few departments in our evening clinics. Any individual or companies interested in Covid-19 test or information should call 09-2249999 or visit our website www.alsharqhospital.ae.
Together we will combat this pandemic and we will witness the bright and healthy future.