Info Coronavirus

Info Coronavirus


Status 15. April 2021

Please continue to adhere to the federal guidelines. We always try to keep the information on the WOKO website up to date.

WOKO regularly monitors the latest developments and is implementing measures in accordance with the recommendations of the authorities. WOKO is unable to answer any questions on the subject of coronavirus by e-mail or phone. We wil comunicate current special measures and rules of conduct on an ongoing basis and will publish them here and via other channels.

General information and rules of cunduct

For Tenants: Current information and operational changes

  • In the event of confirmed or suspected cases of infection: follow the quarantine procedures prescribed by the authorities and please contact us at
  • ETH Students: in case of confirmed or suspected infection please also contact ETH directly at
  • Quarantine rules for tenants: Persons from risk areas must report to the authorities within two days of entry and quarantine themselfes for 10 days at their own expense and organisation.
    Instructions on quarantine FOPH (FOPH, 15.04.2021)
    Coronavirus: Rules for entering Switzerland (FOPH, 15.04.2021)
  • Anyone entering from a risk area should be quarantined before entering the WOKO household. Maintaining quarantine in a WOKO household is a challenge for you and your flatmates. Please organise yourself in advance.
  • The desks in Zurich and Winterthur remain closed until further notice. All documents that need to be submitted can be sent by post or placed in the mailbox at the WOKO office on site. The mailbox is located in the building. if you want to put documents in the mailbox, we ask you to ring the bell.
  • To minimize contact for you and our staff, we may not perform non-urgent repairs immediately. In the event of repair work, tenants must leave the room.
  • During cleaning work by WOKO staff in communal kitchens, access to the rooms is blocked.
  • Parties are prohibited in all WOKO properties.
  • Only groups of up the maximum number of people specified by the FOPH are allowed to meet in the common areas and common rooms of the properties (see BAG posters).
  • Masks are mandatory indoors (except in the respective living areas in the shared apartments) if the safety distance cannot be maintained.
  • The use of the SwissCovidApp is recommended.

What special measures have we taken? Comprehensive information can be found here:

Rules of conduct for WOKO Tenants Kitchen Common rooms Wet rooms (update: 20 January 2021)

Beratungsangebote und Hilfe in diversen Belangen für WOKO Mietende: Infos und Kontakte (updated 07 April 2020, only in German)

For employees: Up-to-date information

  • To protect employees, the Hygiene and Social Distancing Rules also apply in the workplace.
  • WOKO employees work partly in their home office. Meetings are conducted using conferencing tools.
  • During cleaning and repair work or room inspections, tenants must leave the rooms.
  • Disinfectants are available to employees where necessary.

Our employees will be regularly informed directly about the latest measures.