28 February 2020: Update Coronavirus

Please find here the statement of WCF regarding the Coronavirus (en anglais):


World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020 coronavirus statement.pdf

Update Coronavirus

Further to the ongoing Coronavirus situation we would like to update you on the current situation with regards to the WWhCC 2020.


The situation is changing daily, the OC WWhCC 2020 is closely monitoring all developments and is in close contact with the WCF, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH of Switzerland and other relevant parties.


General Advice – Prevention

The OC WWhCC 2020 recommends the following everyday preventive actions:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds – wash thoroughly the palms, fingers and back of your hands. Rinse and dry with a paper towel and throw that away in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick or not feeling well.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with your hand / folded arm at the elbow or a tissue (then throw the tissue in the trash) – and wash your hands / arm thoroughly.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.


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