Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In this section you can find out about support and advice available if you are affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) and current arrangements for council services. 

If you are a British Sign Language (BSL) user, please watch our video explaining current arrangements for council services.  You can also access coronavirus information on the British Deaf Association website.

Latest restrictions

Aberdeenshire is currently at Level 1. An overview of recent changes is available

A postcode checker has been launched to make it easy to find out what the COVID protection level is where you live.

Check COVID restrictions by postcode

Health and hygiene

View general information about health and hygiene. The five principles behind the FACTS campaign remain a priority:

  • Face coverings
  • Avoid crowded spaces
  • Clean hands and surfaces
  • Two metre distancing
  • Self-isolation if you have symptoms

View translated FACTS information.

Test and protect

Test and Protect programme is Scotland's approach to preventing the spread of coronavirus in the community. Find out how you can help to stop the spread of coronavirus or how to book a COVID-19 test at one of the mobile test units in Aberdeenshire.

View translated Test and Protect information

Testing for people with or without symptoms

If you have symptoms, isolate immediately and book a test. If you have no symptoms you can order test kits to be delivered to your home. Booking and ordering both types of test can be found on the NHS Inform website.

To find out more about testing, please watch NHS Grampian video guides, available in different languages.

Communities, people and volunteering

Grampian Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance Hub  - a focal point for information and assistance for anyone affected by coronavirus anywhere in Grampian, linking them up with someone who can help.

Community resilience fund

Advice for volunteers and community groups including food preparation advice

Support from rural partnerships

Financial help and assistance for residents

Neighbour issues during coronavirus

Order free sanitary products to your home

Council offices

Our Service Points reopened on 26th April 2021. Other council offices remain closed. Customers can still use online services or call us through the Contact Centre to get the help, advice and support they require.


We are unable to accept cash or cheque payments at the moment but card payments can be made online or by phoning the automated payment line 03456 081201 (choose option 1).

Burial services

The advance sale of lairs (where not associated with an interment) at Aberdeenshire cemeteries has been temporarily suspended. This suspension includes associated administrative processes such as lair transfers and the selling of unwanted lairs to the council.

View advice for funerals in Aberdeenshire during COVID-19 (pdf 1.31MB).