Tag Archives: Scotland

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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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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Scotland Moves into Phase 3 of Lockdown Easing

The first minister confirmed the move to the third phase of lockdown easing in a statement to the Scottish Parliament today. From Friday 10th July Wearing of face coverings in shops will be mandatory Indoor gatherings with a maximum of … 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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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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Self Help Guide: Access to Testing for Coronavirus

If you want to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) you should use the NHS Self Help Guide: Access to Testing for Coronavirus. To be tested, you or your household member should: be displaying symptoms (new, continuous cough, fever or loss … Continue reading

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EASING OUT OF LOCKDOWN

People in Scotland are now able to meet friends and family again as the country begins to ease its lockdown after 66 days. The new rules mean that people from two households can meet outside so long as they keep … Continue reading

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