If you live in Scotland you must:
- Wear a face covering
- Avoid crowded places
- Clean hands and surfaces regularly
- Stay 2m away from other people
- Self-isolate and get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms
Scotland follows a levels system. Check the level for your area and find out the rules on what you can do.
You should self-isolate immediately if:
- you or anyone at home has symptoms – book a COVID-19 test
- you have been asked to by NHS Scotland or the Protect Scotland contact tracing app
Help if you need to self-isolate
Call the National Assistance Helpline on 0800 111 4000 to access a range of support to help you self-isolate, including:
- £500 Self-Isolation Support Grant (if you are a worker on a low income – conditions apply)
- access to food
- access to medicine
- Information for parents and carers is on the Parent Club website.
Early education and childcare
- early learning and childcare service providers guidance
- school aged childcare service providers guidance
- childminders guidance
Universities and colleges
Guidance for universities, colleges and student accommodation providers.
Information for students is on the Student Information Scotland website
You should follow the guidance for your sector or workplace, to help keep your workplace, employees and customers safe.
This includes guidance for:
There is also general guidance on workplace safety.
Business support and grants
Find out about support available to your business.
You can also get information on business support at the Find Business Support website.
See guidance for:
- hospitality and tourism businesses
- the retail sector, including hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons
- retail customers
You should only travel to go to work if you cannot do your job from home.
Read guidance on working from home during coronavirus.
Check your coronavirus risk at work.
Find out what to do if you’re worried about going to work because of coronavirus on Citizens Advice Scotland.
Find out what support is available if you have been shielding during coronavirus.
Advice for people with specific medical conditions.
General help and advice, including mental health
Find a list of organisations who can give you