Sign language: Information about the coronavirus

What is the coronavirus?

How to protect yourself and others

Which people are especially at risk?

The main ways the new coronavirus is transmitted

People at especially high risk and progression of the disease

Protect yourself and others against the new coronavirus

Rules on hygiene and social distancing

Get together with fewer people

Get together with fewer people

Abstand halten.

Keep your distance.

 Masks compulsory if distancing isn’t possible

Masks compulsory if distancing isn’t possible

 Masks compulsory in publicly accessible indoor and outdoor areas, and on public transport

Masks compulsory in publicly accessible indoor and outdoor areas, and on public transport

 Work from home if possible

Work from home if possible

Ventilate rooms several times a day

Ventilate rooms several times a day

 Stick to the limits on events and social gatherings

Stick to the limits on events and social gatherings

haende-waschen

Wash your hands thoroughly.

 Händeschütteln vermeiden.

Avoid shaking hands.

In Taschentuch oder Armbeuge husten und niesen

Cough and sneeze into a tissue or the crook of your arm.

Nur nach telefonischer Anmeldung in Arztpraxis oder Notfallstation.

Always call ahead before going to the doctor’s or the emergency department.

Test, trace, isolate and quarantine

Testen

If you experience symptoms, get tested immediately and stay at home.

To enable contact tracing, always provide your complete contact information

To enable contact tracing, always provide your complete contact information

Tracing

Download and activate the SwissCovid app

Isolation und Quarantäne

Isolate yourself if you test positive. Quarantine yourself if you’ve had contact with someone who has tested positive.

How to use a face mask correctly

You’ll find information on masks and the nationwide mask-wearing requirement on the Masks site.  

How long is the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms? And when do people become contagious? And how can the disease progress?

What treatment is there for new coronavirus disease

Recommendations for the workplace

Employers must protect people at especially high risk

Other recommendations for employers


Further information

The Federal Council makes rules and prohibitions

The Federal Council wants to protect all people in Switzerland.
This means: There are rules.
These rules apply for all people in Switzerland!

When do you have to stay at home?

Do you feel unwell?
Have you had contact with somebody who is sick?
Then stay at home!

Last modification 04.12.2020

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Contact

We are unable to respond to enquiries related to COVID-19 in writing.

Please refer instead to our webpages, which are continuously updated.

Under Contacts and links you will find contact information for the FOPH, other federal agencies and the cantons.

Print contact

https://www.bag.admin.ch/content/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/barrierefreie-inhalte/gebaerdensprache/gebaerdensprache-infos-zum-coronavirus.html