23 April 2017

Headlights are mandatory as of 1 November

It’s time to turn on your headlights.  As of November 1st, drivers in Israel must use headlights even during the day for inter-city travel.

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Maccabi reminders update on lab results, appointments

Wish there was a better way to find out about lab results or be reminded of appointments?  Maccabi health fund offers a personalized reminder service.

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Free flu shots now available

With fall comes the flu.  Now is the time to get prepared for the flu season with a free flu shot from your local health fund (קופת חולים / kupat cholim).

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No card? Still get served at health fund (kupat cholim)

The days of missing appointments or begging to get a prescription filled for lack of a health fund (קופת חולים / kupat cholim) magnetic card are over.

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What to do during a siren

In times of emergency, it is important to know what to do.  The Israel Home Front Command provides a helpful guide on how to seek shelter during rocket and mortar attacks.

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Blue Green Flag program ranks the best beaches

Which beach is best?  The Ministry of Environmental Protection ranks them for you through their Blue Green Flag program.

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Basic dental care expanding to cover more kids

If you’ve been putting it off, it’s time to book those dental appointments for your kids.  As of 1 July 2011, basic dental care coverage for children is expanding.

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