The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has approved usage of green pass on Alhosn app, based on the emirate’s 4-pillar strategy to combat Covid-19 focused on vaccination, active contract tracings, safe entry and adopting preventive measures.
The committee approved the usage of green pass process exclusively for safe entry to shopping malls and large supermarkets, gyms, hotels and facilities within, public parks and beaches, private beaches and swimming pools, entertainment centres, cinemas, and museums, and restaurants and cafes. This will come into effective Tuesday 15 June 2021.
The committee clarified that these procedures complement existing and approved procedures for activities in vital sectors and apply to those aged 16 years and above. WAM
What is AL HOSN?
ALHOSN is the official UAE app for contact tracing and health testing related to COVID-19 brought to you by the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority.
The app helps trace people who have been in close proximity to confirmed COVID-19 cases to prevent the spread of the virus. It also provides residents with access to their test results and a health color coding system that identifies and allows individuals that are free from COVID-19 disease to access public spaces.
By using the app, everyone can help stop the spread of COVID-19, And keep their family and friends safe.
What is the ALHOSN COVID-19 health coding system?
The ALHOSN health coding system involves the generation of a unique personal QR code and a color-coding system that determines the status of your health. The colors represent the following:
- Grey: indicates you have not been tested.
- Green: indicates you have been tested and you are healthy, this grants you access to public places.
- Amber: indicates that you need to be tested or retested due to possible exposure to COVID-19.
- Red: indicates your most recent test have shown that you are infected and must seek the advice of the health care authority.
How do I make sure the ALHOSN app is working correctly?
The easiest way to make sure the app is working is to keep the app running and check or refresh it from time to time.
If the app stops working for any reason you will receive a notification
Does ALHOSN require internet connection after installation?
An internet connection is required when you first install the ALHOSN app. Subsequently, ALHOSN will periodically require updates, internet connection is required for this process.
If your ALHOSN app has stopped working, you will also need to have internet connection to re-start the app.