Legal notice and contact

On this website, Swiss health authorities (FOPH) provide information about infectious diseases and how to protect yourself against them. Information about how to access medical care is also provided.

The website was developed to serve as a source of information for asylum seekers in reception and procedure centres and in cantonal refugee centres. The focus is on infectious diseases in order to protect asylum seekers and the rest of the population from infections and to sustain public health.


Publisher of the website:

Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Public Health Directorate
Department for Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Bern

As of: January 2018