Coronavirus COVID-19

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Highland

We are following national guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we are working closely with Public Health and other partners in the Highlands and Islands Local Resilience Partnership.


Guidance and support when you are shielding.

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National guidance

The most up-to-date information from our partner agencies.

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Impact of Covid-19 on Highland Council budget

3 Jun 2020

Councillors taking part in today’s virtual Corporate Resources Committee were left in no doubt about the significant and serious impact COVID-19 continues to have on the budget of The Highland Council

Portree Primary pupils embrace their first ever virtual sports day

1 Jun 2020

Portree Primary School came up with an innovative way to keep children active during lockdown and ensured they didn’t miss out on their annual sports day.

Keeping in Touch Hub to open at Drummond School for vulnerable pupils

1 Jun 2020

The Highland Council is very pleased to announce that following Scottish Government guidance, Drummond School in Inverness for pupils with additional needs, reopens this week as a Keeping In Touch Hub