View updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) and council services. A postcode checker has been launched to make it easy to find out what the COVID protection level is where you live. If you are affected and need assistance, please visit Grampian Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance Hub.

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

stay-at-home instruction has been issued for all of mainland Scotland from midnight on 4th January 2021. An overview of recent changes is available. 
As the impact on the delivery of council services becomes clearer over the coming days, further information will be published.

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.

Find out how to book a COVID-19 test at one of the mobile test units in Aberdeenshire.

View translated Test and Protect information


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

Community food 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

Council offices including Service Points are closed until further noticeCustomers are encouraged to use online services or call us through the Contact Centre to get the help, advice and support they require.

Payments

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).