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Covid-19: Ban on meeting in houses extended across Scotland

A ban on visiting other people’s homes is to be imposed across Scotland from Wednesday 23rd September in a bid to get the Covid-19 virus under control again before the winter, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Scotland will also be following … Continue reading

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Download the Protect Scotland App and help suppress the spread of COVID-19

The Protect Scotland app from NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect is a free, mobile phone app designed to help us protect each other, reduce the spread of coronavirus and avoid further lockdowns. The app will alert you if you have … Continue reading

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East Lammermuir Covid-19 Response Volunteers Remain Active

With lockdown restrictions continuing to ease, a number of the Covid-19 Resilience Response Teams across East Lothian are stepping down on 1st August. However, the East Lammermuir Covid-19 Response Volunteers will continue to offer support for the foreseeable future. Volunteers … Continue reading

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Shielding in Scotland Paused 1st August 2020

Shielding has been paused in Scotland for people considered more vulnerable to Covid-19. Since 24 July, those in the shielding category have been able to shop and meet others indoors. They can now follow the same general advice as the rest … Continue reading

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Face Coverings Update

The use of face coverings will become mandatory in shops in Scotland from 10 July 2020. Wearing a face covering is already mandatory for travelling on public transport. ELCC have purchased additional washable face coverings which you or someone you … Continue reading

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Stay Safe, Protect Others, Save Lives

The government have updated the now familiar stay home guidance for the phase two period, urging people to “stay safe, protect others, save lives.” Scots have been urged to remain vigilant and continue following key public health advice to ensure … Continue reading

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Shielding Advice Update

The Scottish government has updated its shielding guidance available online at https://www.gov.scot/publications/covid-shielding/ It confirms people are being asked to continue to shield until 31 July – but from 18 June, people should be able leave their homes for exercise as … Continue reading

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Face Coverings

ELCC recently managed to buy a small number of washable face coverings which you or someone you know living in East Lammermuir might wish to consider using if visiting shops or public places. See below for scottish government guidelines regarding … Continue reading

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