Coronavirus (COVID-19)

British Sign Language videos explaining steps you can take to help avoid infection from coronavirus (COVID-19), overall wellbeing and self-isolation advice as well as the latest information on immunisation and screening services in Scotland.

General advice and information


Information on coronavirus, its symptoms and avoiding infection

Answers to common questions you may have during the coronavirus outbreak

What you need to know about the coronavirus text message service

How to contact our coronavirus general information helpline

Guidance about returning unused prescriptions during the coronavirus outbreak

Anticipatory care planning explained

Symptoms and wellbeing

Advice and guidance on what to do if you think you have coronavirus symptoms

Coronavirus advice and guidance if you're pregnant

General advice on handwashing and cleanliness to help avoid coronavirus infection

Advice on physical activity and exercise while social distancing

Physical distancing and shielding

Advice on keeping a distance from people during the coronavirus outbreak

Guidance and advice on shielding vulnerable people from coronavirus

Information and guidance on isolation for households with a possible coronavirus infection

Additional information for households with a possible coronavirus infection

Information about the shielding helpline for vulnerable people in need of support

What to do if you haven't received a letter about shielding and vulnerable groups

NHS Scotland shielding letter explained

Immunisation and screening


Bowel screening

Breast screening

Cervical screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening

Diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS)

Contact us in BSL

Our health information team can help you with any questions about coronavirus. You can speak to them using BSL through the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service.

Find out how to use the contactSCOTLAND-BSL service