Support for people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last updated: 16 September 2020

Information about what to do if you're affected by coronavirus in Scotland.

You can find daily updates about coronavirus on This includes information on the numbers of cases, deaths and new government publications.

You can also find local advice and measures on

Looking after yourself and others

Check NHS Inform if you think you have coronavirus symptoms or need a test, or if you need health advice.

You should stay at home if you:

  • have coronavirus symptoms, have been exposed to the virus, or live with someone who has symptoms or has been exposed
  • have been advised to self-isolate as part of Test and Protect, or live with someone who has
Otherwise, you can go out to get food and supplies as you usually would.

Food, medicine and other supplies

Mental wellbeing

Domestic abuse and child protection

Housing, evictions and homelessness

Work, unemployment and sick leave

Business advice and support

Births, deaths and family

Children and schools