“Ashdod – Israel’s city of volunteers” stands out with dozens of organizations and volunteers who work for the community and its social services.
As a strategic array and as part of the municipal policy, the health department strives to promote health initiatives within the community, including “Healthy Lifestyle”, “Proper Nutrition”, “Ashdod Drinks Water” and more. The educational systems conduct various activities as part of the “Health Promoting School” and “Health Promoting Kindergarten” projects. The family health clinics are dispersed throughout the city. The health department also operates consulting centers, the dental clinic and the vaccination and consulting center for residents travelling abroad. A new Magen David Adom station is the first establishment of the new health campus, which will also house Ashdod’s public hospital.