COVID-19 - guidance for non-healthcare settings

Publication Date: 21 August 2020

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This guidance is to support those working in non-healthcare settings give advice to their staff and users of their services about COVID-19.

This guidance covers:

  • what COVID-19 is and how it is spread
  • advice on how to prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19
  • advice on what to do if someone is ill in a work​​place or other non-healthcare setting
  • advice on what will happen if an individual is being investigated as a possible case or is confirmed as a case of COVID-19

Where relevant, additional setting-specific information and advice is also included in, or is linked to from, this guidance.​

Resource information

Public Health Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance