23 April 2014

Israeli Newborn Baby Checklist

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This is a guide to what to do after having a baby in Israel – get a bigger tax credit, Kupat Cholim card before naming your baby, and much more!

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Free skin cancer screenings

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The intense Middle Eastern sun can put you at higher risk of skin cancer.  Celebrate Skin Cancer Awareness Week with a free screening.

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Switch your kupat cholim (health fund) online

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The National Insurance Institute (Bituach Leumi / ביטוח לאומי) has made it possible to switch health funds (kupot cholim / קופות חולים) online.

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Free flu shots now available

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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)

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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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