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.

Shielding, read more

Support for businesses

Coronavirus: Support for Highland businesses

Support for businesses, read more

COVID-19 Free Helpline

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

COVID-19 Free Helpline, read more

National guidance

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

National guidance, read more

Badenoch and Strathspey Councillors updated on COVID-19 response in first virtual committee

7 Jul 2020

Badenoch and Strathspey Area Committee today (7 July 2020) heard about plans for reopening schools; the impact of COVID-19 on the local economy and the Council’s COVID-19 response.

The Highland Council is updating parents and carers of its position on early learning and childcare (ELC).

7 Jul 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Scottish Government removed the statutory requirement for Local Authorities to deliver 1140 hours of ELC from August.

Council relaxes some controls for COVID-19 business recovery

6 Jul 2020

Highland Council Council is announcing relaxation of some controls that will assist tourist accommodation providers have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.