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Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

For the Public & Patients

Cornonavirus (COVID-19) is a type of virus. Typical symptoms include fever, a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.

Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

This is a rapidly changing situation which is being monitored carefully.

NHS Inform

For up to date information and guidance, as well as a handy FAQ, please go to:

NHS Inform's Coronavirus website

Scottish Government

For the latest updates from the Scottish Government please go to:

Coronavirus in Scotland -


Hospital visiting

To ensure patient, staff and visitor safety, visiting at all our hospitals has been suspended during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Special arrangements will be made to accommodate essential visitors.  Please go to our Hospital visiting page for full details.