Coronavirus COVID-19

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Highland

We continue to follow national guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are working closely with Public Health and other partners in the Highlands and Islands Local Resilience Partnership. Highland has now exited Level 0 in line with the rest of Scotland.


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

Principles everyone expected to follow after exiting Level 0

Read updated advice everyone should follow as Scotland exits level 0.

Principles everyone expected to follow after exiting Level 0, read more

Community Asymptomatic Testing

A new community testing programme offers rapid COVID-19 tests for people without symptoms.

Community Asymptomatic Testing, read more

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

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

Local coronavirus support

Advice and support for communities affected by local coronavirus clusters.

Local coronavirus support, read more

Environmental Health work commended during ‘challenging year’

10 Nov 2021

The work of The Highland Council’s Environmental Health Team has been commended by Members of the Council’s Communities and Place Committee.

Avoch Primary School – temporary pause on lets and non-essential activity

3 Nov 2021

A precautionary measure will be taken to temporarily pause all lets and other non-essential activities at Avoch Primary School campus for 2 weeks from Monday 8 November 2021.

Public Health advice in schools

8 Sep 2021

NHS Highland Public Health advice for parents, staff, and pupils in schools.