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Infos Covid-19

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Compatible symptoms

The following symptoms are compatible with COVID-19 (according to the HPCI recommendation dated 07.10.2020):
·  Symptoms of acute airway disease (e.g. cough, sore throat shortness of breath, chest pain) 
·  Fever with no other etiology
·  Sudden onset of anosmia and/or an agueusia (loss of smell and taste)

Steps to take if symptoms appear

1. If any of the above symptoms occur: fill out the Coronacheck form (https://coronavirus.unisante.ch)
Un outil pour évaluer rapidement votre risque (ou celui de votre enfant) et savoir quoi faire.
2. If a test is recommended by the Coronacheck page
– isolate until the result has been confirmed


– Patients who have been in close contact with a VIDOC-positive patient 19
– the definition of close contact according to the new recommendations of the Canton of Vaud:
1. A person living under the same roof as a patient who has tested positive.
2. Person having intimate relations with a patient who has tested positive, up to 48 hours before the onset of symptoms.
1. Payed by the confederation if: 
– patient with one or more of the above symptoms with a test recommended by the Coronacheck page
– patient notified by the Swisscovid application 
– patient in quarantine (close contact with a positive case) with a test ordered by the Office du Médecin Cantonal
– any other reason ordered by the Office du Médecin Cantonal
2. Payment at the expense of the employer: 
– if asymptomatic patient with a test requested by the employer
3. Payment at the patient’s expense: 
– totally asymptomatic (e.g. for travel or personal interest) 
– asymptomatic patient in quarantine who wishes to be tested without an order from the Office du Médecin Cantonal
– do not have health insurance in Switzerland