Version 19 for Covid-19
Local Covid-19 Support Updated Info
COVID-19 National Updates
The information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) changes frequently, the latest national guidance can be accessed here:Health Protection Scotland COVID-19
Information for the public can be found on NHS Inform: NHS Inform Scotland
How can I stop the virus spreading?
The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus and practice good respiratory and hand hygiene:
-Wash your hands often with soap and water. If available, an alcohol based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60 per cent alcohol can be used.
-Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin.
-Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
-Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
-Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
All education settings are being asked to be particularly vigilant about Infection control procedures. It is recommended that children and young people, staff and visitors wash their hands:
-Before leaving home
-On arrival at school/setting
-After using the toilet
-After breaks and sporting activities
-Before food preparation
-Before eating any food, including snacks
-Before leaving school/setting.