Health advice6th April 2020
Coronavirus is the virus that causes the illness called COVID-19. There are things you can do to help you avoid getting coronavirus and to stop the virus spreading.
Read the latest advice about symptoms and social distancing on NHS inform.
If you don’t have symptoms of COVID-19 but want general information, phone the free NHS inform helpline on 0800 028 2816. The helpline is open every day from 8am to 10pm.
Overseas visitors to Scotland won’t have to pay NHS charges for the diagnosis or treatment of coronavirus, regardless of residency status. Read about healthcare for overseas visitors on NHS inform.
Coronavirus advice for young people is available on the Young Scot website. Parent Club has advice for families. You shouldn’t delay getting medical care for conditions other than coronavirus. If you would normally call your GP or NHS 24 on 111 you should still do this.Back to News