Last updated on 03.11.2022


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

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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.


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.


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.


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.