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East Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

Help for those who are self-isolating for any reason is available on East Lothian Council website and includes: Self-isolation support grants Other financial support for individuals and businesses Access to emergency community food provision Warm clothing grants Crisis grants Winter … Continue reading

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Scotland’s new tiers according to Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie explains Scotland’s covid 5 tier alert system 

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Remember FACTS for a Safer Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon announced a new public awareness campaign from the Scottish Government called FACTS, an acronym designed to remind people of the steps they need to take: F ace coverings in enclosed spaces. A void crowded places. C lean your … 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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Test and Protect

Test and Protect is Scotland’s way of putting into practice the ‘test, trace, isolate, support’ strategy to preventing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community. It will prevent the spread of coronavirus in the community by: identifying cases of … 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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