Mecca, Islam’s holiest city, is destination to millions of Muslims every year for Hajj. Pilgrims travel from all over the world, with the number of visitors equivalent to the entire population of Botswana. Participants of Hajj should take precautions with regards to their health and safety. JHAH cares about the health and wellbeing of our patients and to support Hajj pilgrims, we are pleased to offer the Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) Meningococcal Immunization Program.
The JHAH Hajj Meningococcal Vaccination Program runs July 14 – July 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday to Thursday, no appointment necessary, at the following Health Centers:
Employees and dependents registered with an MDF should contact their designated healthcare provider or an MOH center. Details about Hajj health requirements and related issues can be found on the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health website http://www.moh.gov.sa/
Make sure you print your immunization report if you are performing Hajj. If you have signed up with MyChart you can download your immunization report from home. You can visit About MyChart for information on downloading your immunization report and how you can sign up for MyChart.
Learn more about meningococcal infections, symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention in our health encyclopedia.
To help you maintain your health during Hajj, we have a few Health Tips During Hajj for you
JHAH wishes you and your family good health.