Access resources for important information and support navigating COVID-19.
Support and advice
As the nation responds to COVID-19, we will regularly circulate updated key information and advice. We will provide information on support available to people and the third sector, community action, guidance on self-isolation and social distancing and wellbeing during this time.
On 16 March 2020 an update was issued for all Self Management funded projects.
Please follow the relevant links below to find more information and advice on COVID-19 (this information is accurate at the date of publication of this ALLIANCE news item, 25 March 2020):
- Materials related to COVID-19 available on NHS Inform
- Helping communities affected by COVID-19
- Scottish Government guidance for the Third Sector
- What to expect from your doctor during COVID-19
- What to expect from your pharmacist during COVID-19
- COSLA issues COVID-19 guidance for commissioners in Scotland
SCVO have created a Coronavirus Third Sector Information Hub (this link will take you away from our website), with regularly updated, trusted information. SCVO have also published a Coronavirus Community Assistance Directory (this link will take you away from our website) which can be used to find organisations that are able to offer non-medical help.
The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) are also regularly updating their website (this link will take you away from our website) with topics including how to contact OSCR, information for the charity sector, frequently asked questions and updates on COVID-19.
Good Finance have a COVID-19 Resource Hub for Charities and Social Enterprises (this link will take you away from our website), with information, resources and tools designed to support the navigation of COVID-19.
Help researchers and the NHS by downloading the COVID-19 Symptom Tracker app (this link will take you away from our website) and contribute to advancing vital research on COVID-19. The app will be used to study the symptoms of the virus and track how it spreads.
ALLIANCE Community Links Practitioner, Lynsey Brodie, writes about her days in isolation and working from home. Follow Lynsey’s blog (this link will take you away from our website).
If any ALLIANCE members have any links to helpful information and resources, please get in touch and we will share with our network. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.