Getting vaccinated to limit infections: The vaccines for coronavirus are effective and safe. All HMOs have them available.
COVID-19 VaccineWhat vaccines are approved for use in Israel, who is eligible to receive the vaccine, and where can you get vaccinated
COVID-19 Vaccine for ChildrenWhat vaccine is administered to children, is it safe and how effective is it?
COVID-19 Vaccine for ToddlersThe Ministry of Health recommends vaccines for toddlers aged 6 months and older if they are at-risk for underlying diseases
FAQs about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children and ToddlersFAQs about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children and Toddlers
Who Is Considered VaccinatedThose vaccinated in Israel or abroad according to the guidance
Vaccine Types and How They WorkThe COVID vaccines approved in Israel provide protection in a variety of ways
Who Is Considered Vaccinated
The vaccine for coronavirus reduces the risk of infection and protects against severe illness. Those vaccinated can get a COVID certificate – the certificate is international and its validity depends on the destination country. Please note: Generating a COVID certificate in Israel is only possible in case you have received at least one vaccine dose in Israel or in case you have recovered from COVID-19 in Israel. The certificate includes information regarding vaccinations and recovery only from Israel.
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Those vaccinated in Israel
- Those vaccinated with two doses - after the second vaccine, for half a year.
- Those vaccinated with three doses.
- Those vaccinated with four doses.
Those vaccinated with one or more of the following vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute of India, Johnson and Johnson, Novavax, Sputnik-V and Sputnik Light.
The vaccination protocol in Israel
If you have been vaccinated abroad, find the vaccine type and protocol for this vaccine in Israel in the table below. If you did not receive the required number of doses or did not receive them within the recommended time frame, you are required to contact your HMO and inquire whether you need to complete the vaccination process in Israel.
|Manufacturer||Number of Doses in the Base Formula||Recommended Interval Between Doses|
|Pfizer||2||21 days between the first and second doses. At least three months between the second and third dose.|
|Moderna||2||28 days between the first and second doses. At least three months between the second and third dose.|
|Johnson and Johnson||1||Booster dose can be administered two months after the first dose.|
|AstraZeneca||2||28 days between the first and second doses. At least 3 months between the second and third doses.|
|Serum Institute of India||2||84 days between the first and second doses.|
|Sinopharm||2||3 to 4 weeks days between the first and second doses.|
|Sinovak||2||2 to 4 weeks days between the first and second doses.|
|Bharat Biotech||2||28 days between the first and second doses.|
|Novavax||2||21 days between the first and second doses.|
|Sputnik-V, Sputnik Light||2||21 days between the first and second doses of Sputnik-V.
After 5 months, a booster dose of Sputnik-Light is administered.