COVID-19 measures | Lenk-Simmental
Please note the Corona measures. Tests can be carried out at the test center in Lenk. Further information.

Covid-19 protective measures in Lenk and the Simmental

A safe stay for all

At the moment, everything is different. Together we will make the most of it. That’s why we protect ourselves and others and comply with protective measures that are in line with the FOPH’s guidelines. The protective measures and information are regularly adapted to the current situation.

General protective measures

  • In order not to overload the local testing capacities, we ask all guests to arrive with a valid Covid certificate.
  • For an on-site test, an appointment must be made. The municipality of Lenk plans to operate a test center from 27.12.2021. More information below.
  • Entry requirements apply to guests from abroad.

  • There is a Covid certificate requirement in certain locations as well as a mask requirement (see graphic below).
  • Masks are compulsory in indoor spaces accessible to the public. We wear a mouth and nose protection.
  • We wash and disinfect our hands regularly. Disinfectants and washing facilities are available in many places.
  • In case of symptoms of illness, we stay at home or in our accommodation. By using the SwissCovid App we can make an additional contribution to the protection of everyone.
  • Whenever possible, we pay cashless or buy tickets online.
  • There are no private meetings with more than 30 people (2G, incl. children). As soon as an unvaccinated or unwell person is present, meetings are limited to a maximum of 10 people. In public areas, gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people.

from 26.01.2022

HOW WE PROTECT OURSELVES AND OTHERS

In Lenk and the Simmental, general protective measures apply in all public areas. For some activities and in some establishments, additional rules must be observed.

Cable cars

  • We adhere to the protection concept of cable car company of Lenk.
  • We wear a mouth-and-nose protection (e.g. a mask or a neck warmer) during the whole trip.
  • The windows in the gondolas remain open for continuous ventilation during the ride.
  • The gondolas are regularly disinfected.
  • We wash and disinfect our hands regularly.
  • Buy tickets online in advance if possible.

Restaurants & inns

  • Covid certification is mandatory in the interiors of restaurants and hotel restaurants.
  • The terraces and the inside rooms of restaurants and inns are open, some offer take-away and delivery services.

ACCOMMODATION

  • A Covid certificate is not required for overnight stays.
  • A Covid certificate is mandatory for visits to the accommodation’s restaurant or breakfast buffet/offer.
  • In accommodations that we share with other guests, we wear a mouth and nose mask in all public areas.
  • If possible, the hosts will provide contactless check-in & check-out.
  • Accommodations are regularly cleaned and disinfected.

Activities

  • There is a Covid certificate requirement for indoor activities.

WHERE WE CAN PERFORM A TEST

There are various locations in Lenk and Simmental to carry out a test.

Test Center
Lenk

Tests can be performed only after prior registration and appointment reservation.

Location and opening hours
Business premises at Oberrriedstrasse 9, CH-3775 Lenk
Monday till saturday

Tests performed
Only antigen tests (Nasopharyngeal swab) are performed, certificate validity 24h.
Result within 15 to 30 minutes.

Costs
The costs are covered by the federal government. Without a valid health insurance and identity card, CHF 36 .– must be paid on site. Foreigners bring their passport and complete private address.

Test Center Zweisimmen
(10.1. – 21.1.2022)

To avoid long waiting times, please register in advance. However, spontaneous tests are possible as well. A valid identity card or passport and the registration confirmation must be brought to the appointment.

Location and opening hours
Simmental Arena à Lenkstrasse 21c, 3770 Zweisimmen
10.1.2022 – 21.1.2022
Monday till friday

Tests performed
Only PCR saliva tests are carried out. The offer is valid for all persons (symptomatic and asymptomatic) in the entire region. You will usually receive the test result by SMS or e-mail on the same day. No certificates are issued.

Costs
The PCR saliva tests carried out are free of charge.

Medical help and contact
person for tests

If symptoms occur, please do not visit the doctor or hospital until you have made an appointment by phone.

Dr. med. Hählen
Schanzenstrasse 3, 3775 Lenk
Tel. +41 33 733 16 01, praxishaehlen@hin.ch
Corona rapid test possible.

Lenk Praxiszentrum
Aegertenstrasse 35, 3775 Lenk
Tel. +41 33 553 30 55, www.lenk-praxiszentrum.ch
Corona rapid test possible.

Dr. med. Maier
Mühlegasse 1, 3770 Zweisimmen
Tel. +41 33 722 31 31
Corona rapid test possible.

Emergency at Zweisimmen Hospital
Karl Haueter-Strasse 21, 3770 Zweisimmen
Tel. +41 58 636 99 98, www.spitalzweisimmen.ch
Only PCR test

Dr. med Robert Härri
Fuhrenmatte 210, 3766 Boltigen
Tel. +41 33 773 66 55
Corona rapid test possible.

Erlenbach Medaxo Praxen AG
Lindenmatte 299a, 3762 Erlenbach
Tel.+41 33 783 02 05
Corona rapid test possible. Certificate only available in paper form.

Due to company holidays and the issuing of permits for the issuing of certificates, changes are reserved.

Medical help and contact person for tests

If symptoms occur, please do not visit the doctor’s surgery or hospital until you have made an appointment by telephone.

Test center Lenk
The municipality of Lenk plans to operate a test center from 27.12.2021.

Dr. med. Hählen
Schanzenstrasse 3, 3775 Lenk
Tel. +41 33 733 16 01, praxishaehlen@hin.ch
Corona rapid test possible.

Lenk Praxiszentrum
Aegertenstrasse 35, 3775 Lenk
Tel. +41 33 553 30 55, www.lenk-praxiszentrum.ch
Corona rapid test possible.

Dr. med. Maier
Mühlegasse 1, 3770 Zweisimmen
Tel. +41 33 722 31 31
Corona rapid test possible.

Emergency at Zweisimmen Hospital
Karl Haueter-Strasse 21, 3770 Zweisimmen
Tel. +41 58 636 99 98, www.spitalzweisimmen.ch
Only PCR test

Dr. med Robert Härri
Fuhrenmatte 210, 3766 Boltigen
Tel. +41 33 773 66 55
Corona rapid test possible.

Erlenbach Medaxo Praxen AG
Lindenmatte 299a, 3762 Erlenbach
Tel.+41 33 783 02 05
Corona rapid test possible. Certificate only available in paper form.

Due to company holidays and the issuing of permits for the issuing of certificates, changes are reserved.