Health and hygiene - Coronavirus
The general public has a vital role to play in helping contain any outbreak by following the latest national health and travel advice. People are encouraged to follow basic hygiene precautions, such as washing hands frequently, not touching their face and covering their nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
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Here are the health, and hygiene links for reference:
- NHS Inform (Scotland)
- UK Government
- Public Health Scotland
- World Health Organisation
- Information and guidance for non-healthcare settings (pdf 276KB)
- Scottish Government - Workplace guidance
Covid-19 helpline: 0800 028 2816 - the helpline is open Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 10.00pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am to 5.00pm. This is for advice if you have no symptoms.
If you have symptoms please contact your GP in hours, or NHS 24 (111) out of hours.