We are happy to share the news that the municipality of Tel Aviv with Ichilov Hospital now provide COVID19 vaccinations free of charge to foreigners. Expats, students and foreign workers with international insurance can also contact Tel Aviv Sourasky / Ichilov Hospital, Herzliya Medical Centre or Rambam Hospital in the Tel Aviv area for private vaccinations.
The vaccination center providing free of charge COVID vaccination for foreigners in Tel Aviv is operational since February 9. Registration is open to foreign nationals in Tel Aviv above the age of 16, possessing either a 5(A)2 asylum seeker visa or a B/1 work visa, and migrant workers who entered Israel prior to March 2020. Eligible vaccine recipients simply need to bring a passport or visa. Arrivals at the center in Neve Shaanan will not be checked by immigration authorities.
More than 650 foreign nationals received vaccines on the first day of operations at the center, February 9. The vaccination center will operate Sunday to Thursday between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday between 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Vaccinations are administered according to guidelines determined by the Ministry of Health. Extended operating hours will be considered at a later date.
Vaccination Center in South Tel Aviv Now Open
The center, which includes 14 vaccination booths operated by hospital staff, is located at the Platform in the city’s Neve Shaanan neighborhood, a municipal entrepreneurship center seeking to drive local innovation in Neve Shaanan and surrounding neighborhoods. The center has been converted in recent days to efficiently vaccinate the foreign national population. The center’s activities, including a recent coding program for asylum seekers, have continued online during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tel Aviv COVID19 Rabin Square Testing & Vaccination Center
Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality and Ichilov Hospital have operated a huge vaccination center in Rabin Square in recent weeks, boosting the State of Israel’s rapid vaccination push. The facility is located alongside a municipal COVID-19 testing center, operated by the municipality in partnership with Home Front Command and providing assistance to over 1,500 individuals per day, as well as additional testing centers across the city.