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

Public Health advice in schools

8 Sep 2021

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

Kirking of the Council cancelled

1 Sep 2021

The annual Kirking of the Council parade and church service which was being planned for Sunday 5 September has been cancelled for the second year running due to COVID-19.

Leader concerned at rise of Covid-19 cases in Highland

1 Sep 2021

Leader of the Highland Council Margaret Davidson expressed her concern at the developing Covid picture in Highland.