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Latest Guidance About Covid-19 From NHS Scotland And The Scottish Government

23rd March 2020

Latest guidance about COVID-19 from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including social distancing and stay at home advice can be found at http://nhsinform.scot/coronavirus

If you've developed a new continuous cough and/or a fever/high temperature in the last 7 days, stay at home for 7 days from the start of your symptoms even if you think your symptoms are mild. Do not go to your GP, pharmacy or hospital.

You should only phone 111 if your symptoms:

have not improved after 7 days

are severe or you have shortness of breath

worsen during home isolation.

You should also phone 111 if you develop breathlessness or it worsens, especially if you:

are 70 years old or over

have underlying poor health

have heart or lung problems

have a weakened immune system, including cancer

have diabetes

If you have a medical emergency, phone 999 and tell them you have COVID-19 symptoms.

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