Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The safety and security of our community is our top priority. We continue to assess the global situation regarding the Coronavirus on a daily basis. We are in contact with other international schools and follow a best practice protocol.

Protection Concept for COVID-19

ICS has taken all precautions to ensure the health and well-being of our community.

Please read this document which contains general concepts that are the basis for implementing rules and regulations to protect against COVID-19.

We wish our students and teachers every success with their continued learning experiences in the coming weeks.

FOPH: Protect yourself & others 

Read more here


How to protect yourself against COVID-19

How to wash your hands with soap and water

How to protect yourself when travelling during the outbreak


Useful Links

Here are some useful links for more detailed information from the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health and the World Health Organisation.

Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)
World Health Organisation (WHO)
WHO: Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19)

Coping with Stress

Please read the links below which offer information on how to help children and adults cope with stress during the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Helping children cope with stress 
Coping with stress 

Social Stigma Behaviour

ICS is proud of its diverse and inclusive community that offers a home away from home for many of our international families. We would like to take this opportunity to remind all our community members about an important principle contained in the ICS mission- our school’s commitment to provide a supportive and enabling learning environment. Please read the Social Stigma Behaviour and COVID-19 document for more information.


Community Updates 
Click here to read the Community Updates. Please use your Username and Password.
Is my child well enough for school? 

Please see this flow chart which may assist you if you are deciding whether or not your child should attend school. If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs DeBoer, ICS School Nurse at

WHO: What is novel coronavirus?

Visiting ICS 

The ICS Crisis Management Team is continually reviewing and considering various options as part of our risk assessment strategy as the situation with the Coronavirus continues to unfold quite rapidly.

We ask all members of our community to follow the guidelines formalised as the ICS COVID-19 Visitor Declaration.

Contacting ICS

Please do not hesitate to contact us through our Reception at + 41 (0) 44 919 8300 or at, if you should have questions.


The counselling services at ICS assist students with personal, social and academic development.