Routine vaccinations are given to infants and children below school age at the Family Health Centers (Tipat Halav) free of charge.
- School aged children will receive their age appropriate vaccinations through the school system.
- This chart lists the vaccinations given to children according to age.
- For more information on the vaccinations given see the Ministry of Health website.
Who is Eligible?
- The general population.
How to Claim It?
- Bring your child to you local Tipat Chalav to receive the age appropriate vaccination. Click here to find the Tipat Chalav closest to where you live.
- If a health fund (Kupat Cholim) operates a Tipat Chalav in a specific community, it must provide services to people insured by other kupot cholim as well if the other kupat cholim do not operate a Tipat Chalav in that community.
- When the child gets his/her first vaccination the parents will receive a vaccination record booklet. Every vaccination is recorded in the booklet and it must be brought every time the child receives a vaccine.
- In any case of injury, the booklet must be presented to the doctor in order to prevent unnecessary vaccination.
- For information on vaccinations given to premature infants, see Vaccinations for Premature Infants
- For information on vaccinations given to school aged children, see Vaccinations for School Aged Children.
- A person can not be forced to receive a vaccination and minors require parental consent. For more information see the Informed Consent for Medical Treatment page.
- Nevertheless, the Ministry of Health strongly recommends vaccinating according to the routine plan, in order to prevent unnecessary and even dangerous illness.
- Questions and answers on the Ministry of Health website.
- Ministry of Health Information Pamphlet on vaccinations for children.
- Vaccination details for the vaccinations given to infants and young children (on the Ministry of Health website).
- Chart of vaccinations given to infants and children.
- The initial information on this page was written by the Israeli Medical Association
- English translation and maintenance by The Shira Pransky Project.