COVID-19 Support

If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it visit NHS Inform for advice. Information is also available from gov.scot – Coronavirus in Scotland.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

Helps to reduce your risk of developing coronavirus and makes your symptoms milder if you catch the virus – further information about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Face Coverings

People must by law wear a face covering in shops and on public transport and public transport premises such as railway and bus stations and airports. This applies to open-air railway platforms, but not to bus stops.

Visit Scottish Government for further information

Well-being while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit NHS Every Mind Matters for advice, practice advice and support groups.

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it’s important to get support.

Get urgent support now from Every Mind Matters

Keeping Active

To stay fit and healthy whilst at home, try the NHS Home workout videos.

Test and Protect

Test and Protect is Scotland’s way of putting into practice the test, trace, isolate, support strategy.

More about Test and Protect

Viral Kindness Scotland

We are bringing communities across Scotland together to spread kindness and help anyone who is vulnerable and struggling with self-isolation.

Freephone: 0800 054 2282

Scams advice during coronavirus outbreak

For Children

Actor Hugh Bonneville voices audio for Nosy Crow’s coronavirus book for children

The nosy crow

Advice for patients with pre-existing conditions

Support for the employed

Isolation Notes are available online from NHS 111, if you are self-isolating and need a note for your employer.

Support for self-employed

Guidance for people who are self-employed and getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Advice for Vulnerable Patients

Scotland of the Distress Brief Intervention service (DBI)

This gives people over the age of 16 who are in emotional distress the opportunity to speak to a member of trained staff from a voluntary organisation background about their problems. Supervised contact is offered within 24 hours of referral for up to 2 weeks.

Scotland of the Distress Brief Intervention service (DBI)

Useful links

Recovering from COVID-19

Watch the video below to see how you can ease your recovery from a COVID-19 infection.