Last updated on 03.11.2022

Vaccination

The FOPH recommends that everyone at especially high risk get a booster vaccination this autumn.

  • Important information on the booster can be found in the fact sheets in the download area.
  • Visit the cantons’ websites to find out where and when you can get advice and a free vaccination.
  • Your vaccination is free of charge and voluntary for you.
  • National infoline coronavirus (Mon-Fri from 8a.m. – 6p.m.):
    +41 58 463 00 00
  • You’ll find answers to frequently asked questions in the FAQ.
  • You’ll find information on the vaccination in other languages at foph-coronavirus.ch/languages.

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Booster recommendation for autumn 2022

This autumn the FOPH recommends that everyone at particular risk should get a booster vaccination. Here you can find out more about who exactly the booster vaccination is advisable for, and where and when you can register for it.

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Vaccination planning

Here you’ll find information on where you can get vaccinated and an overview of all the details you need to register for a COVID-19 vaccination in each canton. You can also find out who covers the cost of the COVID-19 vaccination and how you can arrange a vaccination appointment for someone else.

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How does vaccination work?

Here you’ll find information on how and why vaccines work in the body, what it takes for a vaccine to be authorised in Switzerland and how vaccine safety is monitored. Learn about the different types of vaccine and which ones are authorised for use in Switzerland.

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Side effects, myths & facts

Here you can find out about side effects. We also look at some of the misinformation, rumours and myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccination. You’ll find key vaccination facts and scientific explanations, including some videos featuring experts.

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