Coronavirus

Federal Council extends and tightens measures

Federal Council sets out plans for the coming months

It has produced a report setting out various scenarios and its considerations on how to proceed. The focus is on the rapid identification of new variants of concern, continuing the vaccination campaign, ensuring sufficient capacity for testing and contact tracing in the cantons.

Coronavirus

Federal Council to take further, wide-ranging reopening step and to relax rules on entering Switzerland

The measures in place to contain the coronavirus will be eased and simplified significantly from Saturday, 26 June. The requirements to work from home and to wear masks outdoors, for example, will be lifted. Furthermore, restaurants will again be allowed to seat as many people together as they wish.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Information campaign ‘Protect yourself and others’

Coronavirus: Information campaign ‘Protect yourself and others’

The information campaign on the new coronavirus changes from yellow to red. In addition to the previous three hygiene rules wash your hands thoroughly, cough and sneeze into a paper tissue or the crook of your arm and stay home if you have a high temperature and a cough there are three more rules.

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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

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