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Coronavirus: current rules for our patients

Based on the applicable coronavirus pandemic guidelines, the regulations below apply until further notice. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


Coronavirus testing of all inpatients

A SARS-CoV-2 test is performed on all inpatients as part of the admission examinations.

Presentation of certificate or appointment invitation for outpatient appointments

At the entrances you will be asked to show your USZ appointment invitation or COVID certificate with personal identification.

Accompanying persons

You may be accompanied by a maximum of one person to your appointment at the USZ or your admission to the hospital. The accompanying person must show the COVID certificate with a personal ID. Children under 12 years of age are admitted with a negative COVID test.

Patient visits are possible

  • A maximum of two visitors are allowed in patient rooms at one time.
  • Exceptions exist in the obstetrics clinic.
  • The bistros are available to our patients and visitors outside lunchtime.

Due to the uncertain further course of the pandemic, special rules for visitors apply until further notice. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Further information for visitors

If you suspect to be infected with the Coronavirus

If you have a cough, fever or other flu-like symptoms, contact your clinic before coming in. We will discuss with you whether you can keep the appointment with us.

Admission only via main entrances

At the moment, only the main entrance at Rämistrasse 100 and the entrance at Frauenklinikstrasse 24, NORD2 building, are open. All other entrances will remain closed until further notice.

Important notes (obligation to wear a mask and hand hygiene)

The following rules apply for your personal protection and for the protection of other patients and staff:

  • Obligation to wear a mask: surgical masks must be worn within the USZ. You will be given one at the entrance.
  • Comply with strict hand hygiene rules: wash your hands thoroughly or disinfect them when you are admitted to hospital, and after coming into contact with other people
    and objects in the public sphere.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth.

By following these measures, you too can help to prevent COVID-19 from spreading throughout the hospital.

We thank you for your cooperation and adhering to the regulations. If you have any questions, you can contact the nursing team caring for you or the doctors treating you at any time.