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Coronavirus authorities and prevention

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The listed authorities offer the latest and trusted information about travel restrictions and the coronavirus. We have also listed general tips to avoid getting COVID-19.

Disclaimer: we are no doctors, nor local authorities. Please consult the mentioned websites and your doctor for more information and health questions.

How to prevent catching or spreading the coronavirus

Apart from getting vaccinated and/or tested regularly, this is what you can do to prevent catching the virus or infecting someone else:

  • Follow the advice provided by your government or local authorities.
  • Carefully wash your hands with soap, and do so often, at least before eating and after a toilet visit. Use an alcohol based hand sanitizer if you can't wash your hands. Dry your hands carefully with clean (paper) towels or a warm air dryer.
  • Don't touch your face if your hands are not clean.
  • Sneeze or cough in your elbow, not in your hand.
  • Avoid shaking hands and other physical contact. Maintain 1.5 meter distance if you can.
  • Avoid farm animals.
  • Stay indoors and away from others if you have COVID symptoms. Consult official medical sources. Only visit a hospital if you are instructed to do so.

Apply the above recommendations both at home and while traveling.

The official information about the coronavirus situation in Switzerland and elsewhere

Please find the latest information on the coronavirus (2019-nCoV/COVID-19) through the below links:

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