Health and prevention

Shielding

Whilst you no longer need to shield, there is advice online for people who were shielding or who need to self-isolate

General information

View general information about coronavirus including physical distancing and stay at home advice.

If you live in Aberdeenshire and have a visual impairment, you can request a lanyard which helps indicate if you struggle with physical distancing or wearing face masks. The Visual Impairment Team can be contacted on 01467 536700.

Prescriptions

If you require assistance with accessing prescriptions, we advise you contact your pharmacy first to discuss local arrangements.

Domestic abuse

You are not alone, if you, or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse and needs help, support is available. Call Scotland’s Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0800 027 1234 or visit safer.scot. If you feel someone is in immediate danger call 999.

Free, confidential and non-judgemental, specialist service to anyone who have experienced domestic abuse.

Adult protection

If you know or suspect that an adult is being harmed.

Child protection

If you are worried about a child or young person’s safety.