Restrictions in Scotland

If you live in Scotland you must:

  1. Wear a face covering
  2. Avoid crowded places
  3. Clean hands and surfaces regularly
  4. Stay 2m away from other people
  5. Self-isolate and get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms

The Details:

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:

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

See also: guidance if you have been asked to self-isolate

Workplace safety

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:


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


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