Get protected this flu season | Book your appointment now!

09 November, 2023

Book your appointment now!

KAUST Health and Government Affairs, in association with the Ministry of Health, are pleased to announce that the annual flu vaccination program is available to receive bookings for those wishing to receive a flu vaccine at KAUST Health. 

Please read the information below carefully before you book your appointment.

Important to know about the flu vaccine program

  • Appointment availability:  Weekdays, November 5 – 9 / November 12 –16
  • Appointment times: From 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm
  • Location: KAUST Health
  • Registration: Bring your Iqama or Saudi National ID.
  • Come to your appointment on time: This is important to manage the flow of people and ensure waiting times are minimized.
  • The vaccine will be administered to your arm: Please wear loose clothes so that you can easily roll up your sleeve.
  • If children are not booked for vaccination, please avoid bringing them to the clinic if possible.


How to book your flu vaccine:

  • Login to the flu vaccine booking system 
  • Select yourself or dependent from the list under your profile.
  • Select a convenient time/date and complete the questions.
  • A confirmation email will be sent with details of the booking.
  • If you do not have access to the registration system, please come as a walk-in (be aware you may have to wait to be seen)


Who is eligible for the flu vaccine:

Anyone resident in the KAUST community is eligible for the vaccine, but it is highly recommended for the following groups:

  • Pregnant women
  • Over 65 years
  • Children from the age of 6 months upwards
  • Those with chronic diseases (e.g. asthma or diabetes)
  • Those with a weak or low immune system
  • Registered carers and healthcare workers


Please note that this vaccine program is for all KAUST residents and employees/contractors only

Flu vaccine and children:

Some children aged 6-months through 8-years require two doses of the flu vaccine. The first dose essentially "primes" the immune system, while the second dose provides immune protection.  If your child is getting vaccinated for the first time or has only previously received one dose of vaccine, your child should get two doses this season. If your child has previously gotten two doses of vaccine (at any time) s/he only needs one dose this season. The second dose should be given at least 28 days after the first dose. Please book a regular appointment to get your child the second dose if s/he needs one.


For more information about flu vaccines, you can find information available here:

Kind regards