Stay safe, protect others, save lives.
The Scottish Government has a dedicated web page that is updated daily with the most up to date information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland.
Coronavirus symptoms and health advice
Common symptoms of coronavirus include:
- high temperature or fever
- shortness of breath
- loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste
Public health advice can be found at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) on NHS Inform.
- stay at home as much as possible
- only go outside for limited purposes
- stay 2 metres (6 feet) away from other people
- wash your hands regularly and as soon as you get home
- wear a face covering on public transport and enclosed public spaces
- self-isolate if you have symptoms and book a test
Scotland moved to Phase 2 of the route map for moving out of lockdown on 19 June 2020.
A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816.
Visit www.findbusinesssupport.gov.uk for the most up to date information about financial assistance for businesses and self-employed people.
- advice on how to travel safely is on the Transport Scotland website
- guidance on the process for people entering the UK
- guidance for British people travelling abroad is at gov.uk
- travel advice and country specific information can be found at the Fit for Travel website
- visa and passport advice is at gov.uk
Overseas visitors to Scotland, regardless of their residency status, are exempt from NHS charges for both the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19).