Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America
Information regarding new corona virus (Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV)
On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to be a public health emergency of international concern.
The national and international health authorities are monitoring the development of the situation, informing the population and recommending precautionary measures, if necessary.
We advise our citizens living and travelling in the US to observe the information and recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH. Please also consult the "Focus Corona Virus" in the FDFA's travel advice.
What we do
Through the Embassy, the Consulates General, the Swiss Business Hub USA and the offices of swissnex, Switzerland promotes exchange between Switzerland and the US in the fields of business, politics, science, technology and culture.
For Swiss living in the United States the Embassy and the Consulates General offer services of administrative matters and consular protection.
As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.