Opening hours across Qatar change during the month of Ramadan. While many offices and non-essential shops are closed because of COVID-19, supermarkets, banks and medical facilities remain open and continue to serve the public.
All establishments are urging everyone to avoid unnecessary trips outside, as most of the essential services may be availed online. All visitors are also urged to wear masks and practice social distancing while in public.
We will update the listing throughout the month. If you have any additional information, please let us know through email: [email protected].
HAMAD MEDICAL CORPORATION (HMC)
Hamad Medical Corporation has announced changes to the operating hours of a number of services for the holy month of Ramadan. All emergency and inpatient services across HMC’s network of hospitals will continue to operate as normal, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
The changes to operating hours affect a number of services delivered remotely via the national COVID-19 helpline number, 16000. The COVID-19 helpline will be operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week during Ramadan.
HMC Urgent Consultation
Saturday to Thursday – 8 am to 1 pm and from 8 pm to 1 am
Fridays – 8 am to 1 pm
To access the service, call 16000, select language, select 3 for HMC and select 1 for HMC Urgent Consultation.
Mental Health Helpline
Saturday to Thursday – 8 am to 1 pm and 8 pm to 1 am
Friday – 8 am to 1 pm
To access the service, call 16000, select language, select 3 for HMC, select 1 for HMC Urgent Consultation’s mental health services.
HMC Pharmacy Medication Delivery
Saturday to Thursday – 8 am to 2 pm
Friday – closed
To access the service, call 16000 select language, select 3 for HMC and select 2 for Medication Delivery.
Blood Donor Center (next to Hamad General Hospital)
Sunday to Thursday – 8 am to 1 pm and 6 pm to midnight
New Blood Donor Center (opposite OP Department next to Surgical Specialty Center)
Sunday to Thursday – 6 pm to midnight
Blood Donor Center (Al Wakra Hospital)
Sunday to Thursday – 8 pm to midnight
Blood Donor Center (Al Obaib Health Center)
Sunday to Thursday – 8 pm to midnight
All Emergency Departments, Pediatric Emergency Departments and inpatient services of HMC hospitals will continue to operate as normal, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The HMC Nesma’ak Customer Service helpline, 16060 will operate Sunday to Thursday 7 am to 10 pm and on Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm.
Al Emadi Hospital
24/7 Emergency service
- Round the clock inpatient services
- Radiology services – CT scan, MRI and USG
- Laboratory investigation services
OPD services – Saturday to Thursday 8 am to 10 pm
- Internal Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- General Surgery
For any inquiries call their helpline number at 4444 0499.
The Sidra Medicine Outpatient Clinic (OPC) services will continue to operate on weekdays during Ramadan:
- The OPC is open from 9 am to 3 pm on weekdays
- The Outpatient Infusion Center (OPIC) and the Haematology Oncology Outpatient Center (HOOC) is open from 7 am to 3 pm
- Cardiology clinics (in the main hospital building) will operate from 8 am to 3 pm
- Pharmacy services (drive-through for patients to collect medication) will operate from 8 am to 2 pm. Patients’ families are advised to call 4003 0030 to coordinate timings for pick up.
- There will be no evening clinics in the OPC during Ramadan.
Main Hospital and Emergency Services:
- Sidra Medicine main hospital (In-patient) and Emergency Services for children and women’s obstetrics triage will continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week during Ramadan.
Turkish Hospital Doha
Ahlibank branches operational during the holy month of Ramadan are Al Mirqab, C Ring Road, Um Lakhba, Al Khor, Salwa and Al Wakra, Sunday to Thursday 9 am to 1 pm. For your health and safety, complete your banking transactions at home through their online and mobile banking services and their contact centre, available 24/7.
The Doha Bank main office and the branches below are open Sunday to Thursday 9 am to 1 pm:
Bin Omran, D Ring Road, Old Airport, Al Khor, Al Wakra, Mesaieed, Al Rayyan and Aswaq Maither, Corporate, Museum, Al Gharafa (Dahl Al Hamam), Al Ruwais, Dukhan, Mirqab, North Gate Mall, and Salwa Road.
These branches are temporarily closed:
Abu Samra, Ras Laffan, City Centre-Doha mall, Industrial Area, Mall of Qatar, Doha Festival City and Abu Hamour.
These e-Branches are also temporarily closed:
Lulu Hypermarket D Ring Road
Lulu Hypermarket Al Gharafa
Lulu Al Khor (Al Khor Mall)
Their branch pay offices at QP in Dukhan and in Mesaieed are open from 9 am to 1 pm. Pay offices at the Chamber of Commerce (D Ring Road) and the Pakistani Embassy at City Center are both temporarily closed.
For more details, visit dohabank.qa
Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB)
Carrefour hypermarkets and supermarkets are open Saturday to Thursday 9 am to midnight, Friday 12:30 pm to midnight.
Lulu hypermarkets are open everyday, 8 am to midnight.
Monoprix and Monop’
The timings were compiled directly from each establishment via their website and/or social media pages. The timings may be subject to change. If the timings appear to be different, we urge you to contact the establishments directly.
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