Monday, June 19, the press service of the head of the government said that the meeting, which was attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and Minister of health Yaakov litzman, a decision was made to open an emergency room in Kiryat Shemona.
In the message the press-services is noted that the preparatory work was carried out by the head of the office of the Prime Minister by Yoav Type and Knesset member Yifat Shasha-Biton, who in recent days have worked hard to resolve the last obstacles to the opening of that office.
Residents of Kiryat Shmona for many years we have been operating in the city — the emergency room because the nearest hospital is located in Safed. A year ago, the Nissan Malka, a former mayor, has announced a tender for the opening hour of the clinic, promising that her work will be partially financed by the Ministry of health. From the budget of the Ministry of health, the mayor promised half a million shekels a year. However, the competition had to be cancelled under pressure from the Ministry of health, who did not like the fact that the conditions of competition were not agreed with him.