Tel Aviv in detail

Health & insurance

Israel's healthcare system is efficient and high quality thanks to a robust medical academic culture and well-equipped facilities.

Before You Go

Health Insurance

Medical expenses in Israel are very high, so it's wise to buy a travel health insurance policy for your trip.

In Tel Aviv

Tap Water

Tel Aviv tap water is safe to drink, though some may note a distinct aftertaste.

Medical Services

Tel Aviv has top-quality medical services, and hotels can contact a doctor or hospital in case of emergency.

Ichilov Hospital Near the city centre, Ichilov is the city’s big central hospital, with a 24-hour emergency room and a travellers’ clinic (the Malram Clinic) for immunisations.

Tel Aviv Doctor A well-equipped medical clinic with multilingual doctors. It offers medical check-ups, lab tests and X-rays, and does emergency visits.

Superpharm This handy pharmacy chain has a number of branches in town, including at 129 Dizengoff St, 62 Sheinkin St and 4 Shaul HaMelech Blvd. The Dizengoff St branch is open on Shabbat.