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General health advice

Covid-19 is the illness caused by the Coronavirus. In Scotland, the public health response to cases of Covid-19 is led by the NHS. To find out about the current situation in Scotland and the UK visit the NHS Inform website, which is updated regularly. The site is the best source of information about steps we can all take to avoid viral infections and advice on what to do if you are returning from – or planning to visit – areas of the world where there have been cases of Covid-19.



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Telephone: 01856 873535


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