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.



 

WHO: What is novel coronavirus
 
 

How to protect yourself against COVID-19
 

How to use a face mask correctly
 
 



 

How to wash your hands with soap and water
 

Why wearing gloves is not recommended 
 

How to reduce or avoid the risk of spreading the virus
 



 

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.



 

Protection Concept for COVID-19
 
 

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

Checklist for ICS during COVID-19 for Parents, Students and Staff 
 

Please refer to the COVID-19 Checklist for ICS safety, security and well-being protocols and procedures. 

Community Updates 
 
 

Click here to read the Community Updates. Please use your Username and Password.


 

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 contact@icsz.ch, if you should have questions.



 

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

Counselling