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.


Preparing for COVID-19 vaccination

We will be supporting our partners in Public Health and Scottish Government in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

NHS vaccine updates

COVID-19 Free Helpline

If you can offer help or need help call 0300 303 1362

COVID-19 Free Helpline, read more

Self-isolation Support Grants

New support grant for those who receive low-income benefits and who will lose income as a result of being required to self-isolate.

Self-isolation Support Grants, read more

National guidance

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

National guidance, read more

Local coronavirus support

Advice and support for communities affected by local coronavirus clusters.

Local coronavirus support, read more

Temporary Lockdown

Highland has moved from Level 4 restrictions to a temporary lockdown

View stay at home guidance

Success for Highland Apprentice during COVID-19 pandemic

5 Mar 2021

This week is Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021 (1-5 March) and offers an opportunity for The Highland Council to highlight the value apprenticeships offer the individual, employers and the Highland co

Education Chair welcomes return of more pupils to Highland school settings

3 Mar 2021

The First Minister announced that all remaining primary school children are to return to school full-time from 15 March, with all secondary pupils returning in some form from the 15 March to 2 April.

Widened Eligibility for Discretionary Business Grant

2 Mar 2021

The Highland Council today (Tuesday 2 March) widened eligibility and extended the deadline for businesses to apply for its Discretionary Business Grant Scheme.