Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the new coronavirus

Do you have any questions regarding the risk of infection, travel and tourism, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and protecting yourself from infection? You will find many answers here. 

Infection and risks

Tests

Blood donations

Pregnancy

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Protective measures

Wearing masks in public

Funeral arrangements

Clearing out a home after a death

Workplace

Easing the measures

SwissCovid App

Children and school

Sport

Travel and tourism

The new coronavirus and COVID-19 disease

FAQs to other offices and departements

  • Federal Office for National Economic Supply FONES: national supply

> in German

> in French

> in Italian

  • Swiss Armed forces: basics, mobilisation, other tasks, safety measures, services and training, coordinated ambulance service, army pharmacy

> in German

> in French

> in Italian

  • Federal Office for Food Safety and Veterinary Affairs : handling of animals and food

> in German

> in French

> in Italian

  • Federal Office for Agriculture: FAQ for agriculture

> in German

> in French

> in Italian

Documents

downloads

Downloads in various languages

How to protect yourself and others: here you can find a series of posters, videos and instructions to download and share. They are available in a wide range of languages, incl. the languages of Switzerland’s migrant population.

Further information

Measures, ordinance and explanations

The Federal Council’s aim in issuing these measures is to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. It is now planning to gradually ease these measures.

Easy-to-read language

All people have many questions about the corona virus.
Certainly you too!
You can get sick. You can protect yourself.
There are rules and prohibitions.
Here will you find information.

Sign language

All people have many questions about the coronavirus.
Certainly you too!
You can get sick. You can protect yourself.
There are rules and prohibitions.
Here will you find information.

Last modification 30.05.2020

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