Federal Council extends and tightens measures

Federal Council to lift measures

At its meeting on 16 February, the Federal Council took the decision to lift the majority of measures in place to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Only the requirements to isolate in the event of a positive test and to wear masks on public transport and in healthcare institutions will remain in place until the end of March to protect those at high risk, after which the situation status will return to normal.

Media releases


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Health and promoting health

Health and promoting health

The Federal Office of Public Health is responsible for all issues relating to health.

Food Safety and Veterinary

Food Safety and Veterinary

The FSVO is the federal centre for food safety, nutrition, animal health and animal welfare.

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The federal offices of the FDHA

The federal offices of the FDHA

The Federal Department of Home Affairs is a diverse Department with a varied range of tasks.

Appearances and events

Appearances and events

A listing of events attended by the head of Department.

Alain Berset

Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA


Speeches (in german)

Interviews (in german)