Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Scotland has moved out of the levels system, with some measures to remain in place for the meantime. An overview of recent changes is available.

Staying safe and protecting others

Find out what you should do to stay safe and protect others.

View general information about health and hygiene.

Coronavirus information in British Sign Language

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.


Coronavirus testing is available for people with or without symptoms. Find out what type of test is suitable for you and how to get tested including information on the community testing sites in Aberdeenshire.

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

Support for residents

Make a request for assistance if you are affected by coronavirus. We will link you up with someone who can help.

Self-isolation support grant, community care grant and crisis grant

Community resilience fund

Community food fund

Financial help and assistance for residents

Rural partnerships

Support for businesses

Support available for businesses

Guidance for licence holders

Trading standards advice

Workplace guidance

Environmental Health advice including food law

Local support for restarting a business

Creating and maintaining safer workplaces

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).