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Ministry of Public Health Provides Health Guidelines for Asian Cup Fans in Doha

Qatar MoPH issues health guidelines for Asian Cup fans

Doha: In preparation for the ongoing Asian Cup in Doha, the Ministry of Public Health has issued comprehensive health guidelines to ensure the well-being of attendees. Visitors are encouraged to prioritize their health by adhering to various recommendations during the event.

Medical Care Facilities:

  • Visitors have access to excellent medical care in both public and private healthcare institutions, including hospitals, medical centers, clinics, and pharmacies.
  • Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) operates 50 medical clinics across nine venues where Asian Cup events are held. These clinics cater to non-life-threatening health issues and emergency medical conditions.
  • Urgent Care Units of the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and private hospitals are also available for medical treatment.
  • In case of emergencies, individuals are advised to call 999 for ambulance services.

Health Precautions:

  1. Mask-Wearing: Visitors are urged to wear masks at all times to reduce the risk of respiratory diseases.
  2. Social Distancing: Maintain a safe distance from individuals exhibiting signs of illness.
  3. Hygiene Practices: Keep hands clean through regular washing. Consume washed and cleaned fruits. Avoid contaminated foods.
  4. Vaccinations: Ensure up-to-date vaccinations for influenza and COVID-19.
  5. Avoid Crowded Places: Refrain from going to crowded areas if experiencing symptoms.
  6. Sun Safety: Protect against sunburn and fatigue by avoiding direct sunlight between 11 am and 4 pm. Wear light-colored clothes, drink plenty of water, and seek medical attention for sun-related issues.
  7. Dust Storms: During heavy dust storms, wear masks and seek immediate medical attention if experiencing difficulty breathing.
  8. Safety While Driving and Walking: Adhere to traffic rules while driving. Avoid mobile phone usage while driving. Use seatbelts. Pedestrians should wear reflective clothing when walking at night and only cross roads in designated lanes.

Khanat Quarter at Pearl Qatar Experiences Pre-Tournament Rush

Entertainment at Pearl Qatar:

  • Pearl Island is bustling with activity during the AFC Asian Cup, hosting various programs and entertainment activities.
  • Cafes and restaurants in Pearl Qatar offer live telecasts of matches, making it a popular spot for football enthusiasts.
  • The Pearl Qatar features 370 retail outlets and food and beverage establishments, attracting visitors with its unique architecture, landscapes, and recreational facilities.
  • Entertainment programs for children and families are organized as part of Shop Qatar, contributing to the vibrant atmosphere.

Upcoming Matches:

  1. Korea vs. Bahrain at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, 2:30 p.m.
  2. Indonesia vs. Iraq at Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium, 5:30 p.m.
  3. Malaysia vs. Jordan at Al Janoub Stadium, 6:30 p.m.

The Ministry of Public Health’s guidelines aim to create a safe and enjoyable environment for all attendees during the Asian Cup in Doha.

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