Essential information about the impact of COVID-19
and how we’re responding
We continue to work with the latest Coronavirus guidance and advice released by the Government and Local Authorities. The Network is continuing to carry out all meetings and support services face-to-face, online and on the telephone. The team is working hardly to ensure access to all of our services.
take the health and safety of our service users and volunteers very
seriously. Please DO NOT come to our office without pre-arranged
appointment or if you have been told to self-isolate or you have been in
contact with someone with a positive test!
to support is more important than ever and we continue to deliver our support services from our base in Grangemouth following the government rules to minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Socially distanced face-to-face appointments are available for digitally excluded people, emergency cases and when the to support is essential.
If English is not your ﬁrst or preferred language you can still use NHS24 111 service. NHS 24 uses the interpretation service, Language Line, to support callers who cannot, or prefer not to, speak English. Language Line is private, confidential and free to use.
Here is a link to How to use Language Line (click on the NHS 24 logo)
To use Language Line:
Once you're connected to an interpreter you'll have a three way conversation with NHS 24 to explain the problem in your language and get the help you need.
The best protection against coronavirus is the vaccine. NHS Scotland strongly recommends you get the vaccine when offered it. The NHS inform website provides information about the different vaccines, who will be offerd the vaccine and how the vaccine is given. The COVID-19 vaccine information is also availble in different languages.
As the coronavirus vaccine is given in 2 doses, your vaccination journey will happen in 4 stages:
The journey to being vaccinated can take up to 12 weeks.
This video shows you what to expect at your COVID-19 vaccine appointment at the vaccination site.
*stay local *wear a face covering *avoid crowded places *clean hands and surfaces regularly
stay 2m away from other people *self-isolate and book a test if you have COVID-19 symptoms
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