Coronavirus Infoline: +41 58 463 00 00, 6am to 11pm

COVID-19 vaccination infoline: +41 58 377 88 92, 6am to 11pm

Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland: List of the states and areas with an increased risk of infection, Infoline for people travelling to Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88, from 6am to 11pm

Personal responsibility remains important: Washing your hands regularly with soap and water and keeping your distance are still the best ways of preventing infection. Continue to observe the rules on hygiene and social distancing.



Situation in Switzerland

Data and reports on the epidemiological situation, press conference, and coronavirus news.

SwissCovid app and contact tracing

SwissCovid app for mobile phones, contact tracing (breaking transmission chains)

Measures and ordinances

Measures, easing of measures, conditions for reopening, permitted events or activities, still prohibited, criminal provisions, explanations

Isolation and quarantine

What to do in the event of symptoms and following contact with an infected person, information on isolation and quarantine and recommendations for symptomatic children

Protect yourself and others

Rules on hygiene and social distancing: keep your distance, wash your hands, cough/sneeze into a paper tissue/the crook of your arm, stay at home if you experience symptoms, recommendations on wearing masks and working from home

Tips for everyday life

Tips for spring, Useful tips for engaging in social contacts and for physical activity during the Covid-19 pandemic. Helplines for worries and feelings of loneliness.

Disease, symptoms, treatment

Information on Covid-19, the symptoms and the range of illness severity as well as the origin of the new coronavirus


Testing strategy, coverage of the costs of tests, overview of the different types of tests, when to get tested, and where to get tested
Vaccination klein


All about COVID-19 vaccination: registering, goals of vaccination, who should be vaccinated, vaccination recommendations, vaccination costs and information on vaccines.


Requirement to wear masks, masks in everyday life, types of mask and where to buy them, correct use of masks


Recommendations for travel abroad, conditions for entry into Switzerland, mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland

Health insurance arrangements

Coverage of medical expenses, tariffs and financing

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Infection, tests, pregnancy, symptoms, treatment, protection, masks, funerals, easing of measures, SwissCovid app, children, school, sport, travel

Downloads in various languages

Information campaign ‘Protect yourself and others’: posters, videos and instructions in different languages, incl. those of Switzerland’s migrant population

Barrier-free content

Information in easy-to-read language and sign language

Contact information and links

New coronavirus: Infoline phone numbers, links to federal and cantonal authorities, and other useful websites

Last modification 20.04.2021

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