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{{תקציר |תוכן=
 
{{תקציר |תוכן=
 
{{דגשים  
 
{{דגשים  
| מידע  = The Ministry of Health is requiring people who have spent time in certain countries and in certain places in Israel to quarantine themselves for 14 days and to report so immediately to the Ministry of Health
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| מידע  = Anyone who has spent time abroad or has been exposed to a verified corona patient is required to go into quarantine for 14 days and report so immediately to the Ministry of Health
| חשוב  = Violating the quarantine requirement is a criminal offense punishable with up to 7 years in prison
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| חשוב  = Violating the Ministry of Health's quarantine requirement is a criminal offense punishable with up to 6 months in prison or a fine
 
| שאלה  = To clarify whether you are required to enter quarantine and any other quarantine related questions contact the Ministry of Health call center at *5400
 
| שאלה  = To clarify whether you are required to enter quarantine and any other quarantine related questions contact the Ministry of Health call center at *5400
 
| ממשל  = For information on who has to enter quarantine see the [https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus-en/ Ministry of Health's website on the coronavirus] as well as the [https://www.health.gov.il/English/Topics/Diseases/corona/Pages/default.aspx guidelines on the Ministry of Health website]  
 
| ממשל  = For information on who has to enter quarantine see the [https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus-en/ Ministry of Health's website on the coronavirus] as well as the [https://www.health.gov.il/English/Topics/Diseases/corona/Pages/default.aspx guidelines on the Ministry of Health website]  
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{{עצם העניין/סיום}}
 
{{עצם העניין/סיום}}
Due to concerns of the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Health is instructing people who have been in specific places (certain countries or places in which there is high suspicion of catching coronavirus) to quarantine for 14 days.
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According to the Ministry of Health guidelines, instructing people who have returned from abroad or who have been exposed to a confirmed coronavirus patient must quarantine for 14 days.
 
*A person may not enter the public space at all and may not visit any public places including: educational institutions, work places, public transportation, entertainment and shopping centers, hospitals and health clinics.
 
*A person may not enter the public space at all and may not visit any public places including: educational institutions, work places, public transportation, entertainment and shopping centers, hospitals and health clinics.
 
*A person who develops symptoms of the coronavirus such as: fever above 38 Celsius, cough, difficulty breathing or other respiratory symptoms may only go to a health clinic or hospital after contacting the medical institution ahead of time to coordinate the arrival.  The sick person must cover his nose and mouth with a mask or other fabric and avoid touching anyone around him.  He should also avoid taking public transportation.
 
*A person who develops symptoms of the coronavirus such as: fever above 38 Celsius, cough, difficulty breathing or other respiratory symptoms may only go to a health clinic or hospital after contacting the medical institution ahead of time to coordinate the arrival.  The sick person must cover his nose and mouth with a mask or other fabric and avoid touching anyone around him.  He should also avoid taking public transportation.
 
{{אזהרה|
 
{{אזהרה|
 
'''Failure to stay in quarantine is considered a criminal offense.'''
 
'''Failure to stay in quarantine is considered a criminal offense.'''
Violation of a quarantine order in punishable by up to 7 years imprisonment if done on purpose and up to 3 years in prison if done because of negligence.}}
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Violation of a quarantine order in punishable by up to 6 months imprisonment or a fine.}}
 
== Target Population and Preconditions== <!--מי זכאי-->
 
== Target Population and Preconditions== <!--מי זכאי-->
*People who have been in countries or places in Israel declared by the Ministry of Health. See the [https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus/ designated website on the Ministry of Health website] for the specific information regarding who is required to enter quarantine.
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*Anyone that has returned from abroad.
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*Anyone who was exposed to a confirmed coronavirus patient, in the following situations:
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**One who was in a patient's presence for at least 15 minutes and was withing less than 2 meters.  If the identity of the patient is unknown and there is concern that you shared the space with them for at least 15 minutes then quarantine is required.
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**Working close to a patient or being in the same classroom as a patient.
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**Travel with a patient on any form of transportation.
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**Living with the patient.
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**Physical contact with a patient (for example a handshake).
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*For additional information regarding who is required to quarantine, see the [https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus Ministry of Health website].
 
== Who and how to contact == <!--תהליך מימוש הזכות-->
 
== Who and how to contact == <!--תהליך מימוש הזכות-->
 
*A person in quarantine must immediately report where he lives or where he will be in quarantine to the Ministry of Health.  This can be reported in one of two ways:
 
*A person in quarantine must immediately report where he lives or where he will be in quarantine to the Ministry of Health.  This can be reported in one of two ways:
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== Please Note == <!--חשוב לדעת-->
 
== Please Note == <!--חשוב לדעת-->
*A person who violates his obligation to quarantine may be in violation of a criminal offense, punishable by up to 7 years in prison.  For additional information see [https://www.health.gov.il/NewsAndEvents/SpokemanMesseges/Pages/20022020_3.aspx violating a quarantine order] on the Ministry of Health website.
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*A person in quarantine must immediately report the quarantine to the Ministry of Health along with his place of living and quarantine location.  A person who violates his obligation to quarantine is in violation of a criminal offense, punishable by up to 6 months in prison or a fine.  For additional information see [https://www.health.gov.il/NewsAndEvents/SpokemanMesseges/Pages/20022020_3.aspx violating a quarantine order] on the Ministry of Health website.
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*A person that received a fine for violating his quarantine obligation may submit a [[:he:בקשה לביטול קנס בגין הפרת חובת בידוד, חובת דיווח או התכנסות אסורה (נגיף קורונה)|Request to Cancel the Fine or Request for Trial]].
 
*You can report a person who is violating his quarantine obligation [https://survey.gov.il/he/quarantineviolation online on the Ministry of Health's website]
 
*You can report a person who is violating his quarantine obligation [https://survey.gov.il/he/quarantineviolation online on the Ministry of Health's website]
*A person who goes into quarantine is obligated to report his place of residence and place of quarantine immediately to the Ministry of Health.  Failure to do so is a violation of a criminal offense that can result in a fine or up to 6 months in prison.
 
 
*An employee's absence from work is at the expense of his accrued sick days.  Instead of contacting your family doctor for a [[:he:הוצאת תעודת מחלה|sick note]], the employee should obtain a certificate of widespread illness from the Ministry of Health.  For additional information see [[Sick Days for Employees in Quarantine due to Coronavirus]].
 
*An employee's absence from work is at the expense of his accrued sick days.  Instead of contacting your family doctor for a [[:he:הוצאת תעודת מחלה|sick note]], the employee should obtain a certificate of widespread illness from the Ministry of Health.  For additional information see [[Sick Days for Employees in Quarantine due to Coronavirus]].
 
*It is forbidden for an employer to fire an employee because he is in quarantine.  Additionally it is forbidden for an employer to require an employee who is quarantine to come work and it is also forbidden to allow him to come to the work place even if he is interested in going.  For additional information see [[It is Prohibited to Fire an Employee who is absent from Work because of Quarantine for Suspected Coronavirus]].
 
*It is forbidden for an employer to fire an employee because he is in quarantine.  Additionally it is forbidden for an employer to require an employee who is quarantine to come work and it is also forbidden to allow him to come to the work place even if he is interested in going.  For additional information see [[It is Prohibited to Fire an Employee who is absent from Work because of Quarantine for Suspected Coronavirus]].

Latest revision as of 19:14, 22 March 2020

Introduction:

Anyone who has spent time abroad or has been exposed to a verified corona patient is required to go into quarantine for 14 days and report so immediately to the Ministry of Health
Violating the Ministry of Health's quarantine requirement is a criminal offense punishable with up to 6 months in prison or a fine
To clarify whether you are required to enter quarantine and any other quarantine related questions contact the Ministry of Health call center at *5400
For information on who has to enter quarantine see the Ministry of Health's website on the coronavirus as well as the guidelines on the Ministry of Health website
For the Ministry of Health guidelines for those who are in quarantine see 14 guidelines for 14 days in quarantine on the Ministry of Health website

According to the Ministry of Health guidelines, instructing people who have returned from abroad or who have been exposed to a confirmed coronavirus patient must quarantine for 14 days.

  • A person may not enter the public space at all and may not visit any public places including: educational institutions, work places, public transportation, entertainment and shopping centers, hospitals and health clinics.
  • A person who develops symptoms of the coronavirus such as: fever above 38 Celsius, cough, difficulty breathing or other respiratory symptoms may only go to a health clinic or hospital after contacting the medical institution ahead of time to coordinate the arrival. The sick person must cover his nose and mouth with a mask or other fabric and avoid touching anyone around him. He should also avoid taking public transportation.
Warning
Failure to stay in quarantine is considered a criminal offense. Violation of a quarantine order in punishable by up to 6 months imprisonment or a fine.

Target Population and Preconditions

  • Anyone that has returned from abroad.
  • Anyone who was exposed to a confirmed coronavirus patient, in the following situations:
    • One who was in a patient's presence for at least 15 minutes and was withing less than 2 meters. If the identity of the patient is unknown and there is concern that you shared the space with them for at least 15 minutes then quarantine is required.
    • Working close to a patient or being in the same classroom as a patient.
    • Travel with a patient on any form of transportation.
    • Living with the patient.
    • Physical contact with a patient (for example a handshake).
  • For additional information regarding who is required to quarantine, see the Ministry of Health website.

Who and how to contact

Stages of the Process

Tip
For any questions related to coronavirus contact the MADA call center at 101 or the Ministry of Health call center at *5400

Please Note

Attention
The Ministry of Health and Biolong ltd. have launched an app providing information and support regarding the coronavirus. Through the app people in quarantine can report symptoms daily directly to their HMO and can report additional information if they are found to be sick with or carriers of the virus. For additional information see Application for Information and Support Regarding Coronavirus.


Government Agencies

Government Agencies Call Center Expedited Services
The Ministry of Health Kol HaBriut hotline *5400
Municipal Hotline (in most cases) 106
Home Front Command Call Center for Civil (non-medical) Emergencies 104
Employment Services ‎9687* Initial online report to the employment office
The National Insurance Institute *6050 Unemployment pay claim online claim form
The Agency for Small and Mid-size Businesses Maof businesses hotline *8794
The Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services (Guidance for Citizens) 118
The Population and Immigration Authority National Information and Service hotline *3450 Online contact form on corona related topics for foreign workers/Palestinians
The Ministry of Social Equality Senior citizens' call center *8840 Online contact form for the senior citizens' center
The Israel Tax Authority
  • Tax authority call center (general) *9848
  • Property tax call center *4954
The Immigration and Population Authority National Information and Services hotline *3450 Online contact form for employers of foreign workers and Palestinians on issues related to coronavirus
The Ministry of Education Hotline for Parents and Students
  • 073-3931111
  • 1800-25-00-25
The Office for Social Equality Senior Citizens center hotline *8840 Online contact for for the senior citizens center
The Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors Holocaust Survivors Services Center hotline *5105

Aid Organizations - Designated Centers

Information, Guidance and Support

Organization Center details and website link Hotline number
United Hatzalah, Israel Association of Community Centers, and Lev Echad Emergency Hotline for Humanitarian Assistance During the Corona Crisis 1221 (no star)
The New Workers Union (Histadrut) Information hotline regarding rights in the workplace during the coronavirus crisis 2383*
"Be-Atzmi" On My Own Emergency hotline for coping and support in the area of employment 2119*
Chasdei Lev Hotline for Tools and Tips for Good Financial Family Conduct 077-3377930 ext. 3
Israel Consumers Council Consumer Services Hotline 1-700-727-888
HMOs Emotional Support Hotline for Clalit members

Emotional Support Hotline for Maccabi members

*2700
  • 3555
Tene Briut Amaharit Hotline for Coronavirus Related Questions (prevention, protection and Ministry of Health guidelines). Sun-Thurs 8:00-21:00 04-6323544
Eran and the Israel Trauma Coalition Help hotline for those suffering from corona related anxiety 1201 ext. 6
Tamar - Eran and the Israel Trauma Coalition Arabic help hotline for those suffering from corona related anxiety 1201 ext. 2
The Disabled IDF Veterans Organization Mental health and support hotline for Disabled IDF Veterans 1-800-363-363
ALEH Hotline for families of children and adults with disabilities 1-800-201-077

Assistance for those in home quarantine

Organization Center details and website link Hotline number
United Hatzalah, Israel Association of Community Centers, and Lev Echad Emergency Hotline for Humanitarian Assistance During the Corona Crisis 1221 (no star)
Yad Sarah Delivery of medical equipment to the house 02-6444639
Lev Echad Assistance with shopping, gathering medications etc. 02-6762044
Friends for Health Medications for Home-bound Individuals 054-7123930
Dor L'dor Personal assistance for senior citizens who are worried about leaving the house *3284


Laws and Regulations

Additional Publications


Credits

English translation and maintenance by The Shira Pransky Project.