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Returning to School Safely

2nd Vaccine Dose & Asymptomatic Testing Families are being urged to get young people aged 12-15 their second dose of the COVID vaccine as early as possible in the New Year, while secondary pupils are being advised to take at-home COVID-19 tests before they return

Advice on Visiting Care Homes and Hospitals

Visits to people in hospital and care homes to continue with additional measures of protection. Visitors to hospitals and adult care homes are being asked to take an LFD test before every visit under new guidelines Adult care homes and hospitals should continue to support

Negative Test Becomes Part of Certification Scheme

Expanded Testing Needed to Keep Cases Down People attending venues covered by Scotland’s COVID certification scheme are to be given the option of providing a recent negative lateral flow test for the virus, as an alternative to proof of vaccination. It means that individuals who

International Travel Testing Updated

Scotland to Align with UK Testing Regime Testing for inbound international travel is to be eased and will align with the UK following consideration of the logistical, health and economic implications, Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport Michael Matheson has said. Pre-departure tests

Private COVID Tests for Scotland Arrivals

Clamp Down on Poor Performers Allows Economy Boosting Step People will be able to use private sector tests when returning, or visiting, from green or amber list countries under a change to international travel restrictions. The step will allow people to choose from a list