For advice on coronavirus, see NHS Inform 

Please remember that anyone can call NHS 111 for medical advice – you do not need to be registered with a GP to call. 

For advice on COVID restrictions, see the Scottish Government's coronavirus website.

For coronavirus advice from the Scottish Government specifically for students, see Student Information Scotland.

For advice on looking after your mental health and wellbeing, see Clear Your Head.

Remember FACTS - Face coverings, Avoid crowded places, Clean your hands regularly (see below), Two metre social distancing, Self-isolate if you have symptoms.


 How to handwash? Guidance from WHO diagram

How to handwash - advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO)

  1. Wet hands with water
  2. Apply enough soap to cover all hand surfaces
  3. Rub hands palm-to-palm
  4. Right palm over left dorsum and vice versa
  5. Palm-to-palm with fingers interlaced
  6. Back of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlocked
  7. Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa
  8. Rotational rubbing backwards and forwards with clasped fingers of right hand in left palm and vice versa
  9. Rinse hands with water
  10. Dry hands thoroughly with a single-use towel
  11. Use towel to turn off faucet
  12. Your hands are now safe


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