Practical advice for first aid

Have you ever come to the aid of an injured person or victim of an accident? The feeling of panic takes over and the fear of making a mistake is great. But in most cases, first aid proves to be an extremely important part. But why wait until you are in an emergency situation to ask yourself what is the most appropriate…

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COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy

Once again, some might argue that a topic like COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy is not really an emergency medicine topic. True, but I believe it falls within that hotbed of issues which, although more closely related to local medicine, tends to involve us all. A thorny issue We know well, not only as health professionals,…

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Coronavirus: isolation and quarantine

People who test positive for coronavirus infection must go into solitary confinement. Those who have been in close contact with a person who tested positive or enter Switzerland from a country with a high risk of contagion must be quarantined. Isolation and quarantine: what are they? I have symptoms of illness: what should I do?…

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Coronavirus: tips for everyday life

The coronavirus has changed our daily life for a year. We spend more time at home, but we still have the opportunity to cultivate social relationships, move and do activities. Below you will find tips on this and how to protect yourself and others in everyday life. Tips for spring Cultivate social relationships Movement, sport…

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Coronavirus: vaccination

Vaccinations have been underway in Switzerland since January 2021. All adults can request an appointment to get vaccinated. Where can I request a vaccination appointment? Why should i get vaccinated? When can I get vaccinated? Should the recovered people get vaccinated? Do young people under the age of 16 need to be vaccinated? Do pregnant…

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Coronavirus: COVID certificate

The COVID certificate certifies the successful vaccination, recovery from the disease or the negative result of a test. From 7 June 2021, the system will be phased in and will be available in Switzerland until the end of June 2021. What is the COVID certificate? When and where can I get the COVID certificate? How…

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