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Scottish Government
Updates from the devolved government for Scotland. Please note we're unable to answer questions here, find out how to get in touch at
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Scottish Government 33m
Two walk-through testing centres have opened in Arbroath and Elgin. There are now 18 walk-through sites across Scotland. 🔎 Find the site closest to you at . If you have symptoms, book a test immediately via .
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Scottish Government 18h
🏘 Coronavirus can spread easily in enclosed spaces. Here are some of the steps we can all take to reduce the risk of catching or spreading the virus if we have to let people in our homes. Watch our video to learn how to at home ⬇️
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Scottish Government 21h
1,209,419 people in Scotland have been tested for The total confirmed as positive has risen by 966 to 98,686 Sadly 41 more patients who tested positive have died (3,889 in total) Latest update ➡ Health advice ➡
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Scottish Government 22h
📺 Watch live: Deputy First Minister John Swinney holds a press conference on (). Joining the Deputy First Minister is National Clinical Director, Professor Jason Leitch.
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Scottish Government Dec 4
We're planning to provide free bus travel for all Scottish residents who are under 19. We want to hear from: 🔹 young people 🔹 parents and carers 🔹 people who work with children/young people on how to best design the scheme. Have your say by 7 Dec:
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Scottish Government Dec 3
The way you access urgent care is changing to keep you and the NHS safe. This video explains how it will be easier for you to get the right care, from the right place ⬇ Full details ➡
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Scottish Government Dec 3
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Wherever you have travelled from – an exempt destination or not – you must complete a Passenger Locator Form before you arrive. If you fail to complete the form, or to self-isolate, you are risking public health and could be fined. Detailed guidance at
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Scottish Government Dec 3
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Arriving in Scotland from overseas? You must self-isolate for 14 days unless you've travelled from a country on the quarantine exemption list. This means staying in your accommodation, even if you don’t have symptoms, to help control .
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Scottish Government Dec 3
This week there are no changes to the list of destinations exempt from quarantine measures. Think carefully about whether you really need to travel overseas right now. Only travel if it's essential. Thread: Reminder of international travel rules ⬇
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Scottish Government Dec 3
Christmas and New Year school holiday dates will remain as planned, in line with public health advice. Our priority remains to ensure schools are safe, and open, to reduce disruption to children's education. Find out more ➡
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Scottish Government Dec 3
1,201,580 people in Scotland have been tested for The total confirmed as positive has risen by 958 to 97,720 Sadly 51 more patients who tested positive have died (3,848 in total) Latest update ➡ Health advice ➡
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Scottish Government Dec 3
Are you ready for winter? 🧣 has lots of advice and support to help you plan for bad weather and other emergencies. For tips on how to protect yourself, your neighbours and your community go online at and follow .
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Scottish Government Dec 2
The first vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. This means we’ll start giving injections from Tuesday 8 December. Find out more about how we’ll deliver vaccines in Scotland ⬇ Full details at
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Scot Gov Health Dec 2
As of today, the delivery of lateral flow testing for designated visitors to care homes will be accelerated so that testing kits will be rolled out to all care homes across Scotland from 14 December onwards.
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Scottish Government Dec 2
Scotland’s first community testing site for people without symptoms has opened in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. Everyone who lives, works or attends school in Johnstone is encouraged to get tested over the next week. Find out more ➡
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Scottish Government Dec 2
1,194,269 people in Scotland have been tested for The total confirmed as positive has risen by 951 to 96,762 Sadly 38 more patients who tested positive have died (3,797 in total) Latest update ➡ Health advice ➡
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Scottish Government Dec 2
📺 Watch live: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon holds a press conference on (). Joining the First Minister today is Scotland’s Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr Gregor Smith.
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Scottish Government Dec 2
A career in teaching doesn’t just shape pupils’ minds and lives, it can transform yours too. Learn more about this rewarding career ⬇
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Scottish Government Dec 1
Living with FACTS helps keep us safe. Make sure you know the rules in your local authority area ➡ Stopping the spread starts with all of us.
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Scottish Government Dec 1
From today - Tuesday 1 December - people aged 60-64 are eligible for the free flu vaccine. The flu vaccine is the best protection we have against flu. If you're eligible, make sure you're protected this winter. Find out more ➡
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