Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer workplaces and public settings

Guidance for businesses and workplaces on reducing the risk of COVID-19 and supporting staff and customers.

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Vaccination and testing

Vaccination remains the most important thing that people can do to protect themselves and others from severe illness, including people at highest risk who can also get significant protection. People who are immunosuppressed continue to be prioritised for vaccinations (as well as those over 75 year of age and people in care homes) and have been invited for their second booster.

Most people do not need to regularly test for COVID-19 in Scotland now in line with the Testing Transition Plan.

Testing is only available for specific groups to protect high risk settings, support clinical care and for surveillance.

You can order tests if you are:

If you are a health and care worker, you will continue to access lateral flow testing through your workplace.

NHS Scotland provides information on what people should do if they have respiratory symptoms, including COVID-19 or a positive test result.

Contact

Email: DLECONPSWT@gov.scot

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