Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance

Guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19), including business, health, education and housing.


Further temporary measures to stop the spread of coronavirus came into effect on Friday 9 October. This includes additional restrictions for central belt areas. Read more about the new measures.

Looking after yourself and others

Test and Protect: getting tested and self-isolating

Businesses and employers

Education and children

Health, care and social work

Health Protection Scotland continues to update its guidance for health protection teams and healthcare practitioners as the situation evolves, as well as providing guidance for non-healthcare settings including schools, places of detention, and separate guidance for social care settings.

Places of worship, marriages and civil partnerships, and funerals


Culture, events, retail, hospitality and tourism

Animal owners