Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including protective measures, how to get a test and how to self-isolate

Test and Protect

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Testing

How to get tested for coronavirus in Scotland and which type of tests are available

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Get a test if you have symptoms

Get a PCR test if you have symptoms or have been asked to get a test for a specific reason

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Get a test if you do not have symptoms

Get a lateral flow device (LFD) test if you do not have symptoms

Test and Protect

Help to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Contact tracing

What we mean by contact tracing and what to expect if you're identified as a contact of someone who has tested positive

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

What you should do if you have to stay at home because of coronavirus

Protect Scotland app

Download the free NHS Scotland Protect Scotland app to help us protect each other and reduce the spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to do a PCR test at home

Step by step instructions on how to do a PCR test at home and advice on your test result

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to do a rapid lateral flow device (LFD) test at home

Step by step instructions on how to do a rapid lateral flow device (LFD) test at home and advice on your result

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Report your lateral flow device (LFD) test result

Report your test result every time, whether it's positive, negative or void.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Self-isolation exemption for health and social care workers

Criteria for health and social care workers to be exempt from self-isolation to continue to work.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Antibody testing

Antibody tests can help show if you’ve had coronavirus or been vaccinated. Find out how its being used in Scotland.

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Parents and families

Workers, travellers and community support

Other languages and formats

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Arabic

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Arabic, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (Covid-19) advice in Bengali

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Bengali, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Chinese (simplified)

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Chinese (simplified), including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Chinese (traditional)

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Chinese (traditional), including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Dari

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Dari, including symptoms, testing and self-isolation advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Farsi

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Farsi, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Hindi

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Hindi, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Pashto

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Pashto, including symptoms, testing and self-isolation advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Polish

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Polish, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Punjabi

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Punjabi, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Romanian

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Romanian, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Slovak

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Slovak, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Spanish

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Spanish, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Urdu

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Urdu, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in BSL

Latest guidance about coronavirus in British Sign Language (BSL), including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in Easy Read

Latest guidance about coronavirus in Easy Read, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice in audio

Latest guidance about coronavirus in audio, including physical distancing, testing and stay at home advice

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