You can also get vaccinated at Checkpoint.
We recommend vaccination against hepatitis A, hepatitis B and HPV.
In certain cases the costs are covered by the health insurance (basic insurance). Make an appointment for vaccinations and clarify the possible costs for you.
I do not know whether or not I am vaccinated…
If you are not vaccinated or do not know your vaccination status, we can do a blood test to check your immunity. The lab analysis will provide clarity. Vaccination gaps can be closed with a booster.
Vaccination against the hepatitis A virus (HAV) is especially recommended for men who have sex with men.
The costs of the vaccination are covered by the basic health insurance. A combined vaccination against hepatitis A and B is also available.
Vaccination against the hepatitis B virus (HBV) is recommended for everyone. Usually three injections are necessary, administered within half a year, in order to have a lifelong protection.
In Switzerland, the hepatitis B vaccination has been given to children ages 11-15 in schools since 1997. The costs of the vaccination are covered by the basic health insurance.
A combined vaccination against hepatitis A and B is also available.
The HPV vaccination is recommended to all, prior to having their first sexual contact.
According to the cantonal vaccination program, costs are covered if one is not yet 27 years old. HPV can provoke genital warts and/or certain types of cancer. The viruses are transmitted through skin-to-skin contact.