Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including physical distancing measures and advice for infected households

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

NHS 24 Coronavirus (COVID-19) app

Download the free NHS 24 Covid-19 app for the latest guidance on coronavirus and use our simple symptom checker

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 approved critical workers

There are some extreme circumstances where approved critical workers can be exempt from self-isolation so they can continue to work.

Caring for a cough or fever

Your mental wellbeing

Healthy living

Care

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 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 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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