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New ‘stay at home’ guidance from Sunday for people with Covid symptoms

New ‘stay at home’ guidance from Sunday for people with Covid symptoms

New ‘stay at home’ guidance from Sunday for people with Covid symptoms

From Sunday, advice will change to a "stay at home" message instead of self-isolation for people who have Covid symptoms or have tested positive.


Highland health chief praises Covid vaccinators as spring booster campaign continues

Highland health chief praises Covid vaccinators as spring booster campaign continues

Highland health chief praises Covid vaccinators as spring booster campaign continues

Dr Tim Allison has paid tribute to the vaccinators and teams working behind the scenes on NHS Highland's Covid spring booster programme.


Thurso resident was given Dunoon appointment for Covid spring booster

Thurso resident was given Dunoon appointment for Covid spring booster

Thurso resident was given Dunoon appointment for Covid spring booster

A Thurso resident in the over-75 age group was told to travel all the way to Dunoon in Argyll for a Covid spring booster appointment, it has emerged.


Covid spring booster session in Wick changed to drop-in event

Covid spring booster session in Wick changed to drop-in event

Covid spring booster session in Wick changed to drop-in event

A Covid spring booster session for the over-75 age group taking place in Wick Assembly Rooms on Friday has been changed to a drop-in event.


POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

The legal requirement to wear face coverings in most indoor settings will become guidance in Scotland from Monday but What do you think?


Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

There were 245 new Covid-19 cases in Caithness in the most recent seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Have you seen this latest scam circulating? Highland Council Trading Standards is warning unsuspecting members of the public to be on their guard.


Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Jamie Stone said: 'It is time to cut the head from this rotting fish'


Thurso couple in their eighties faced prospect of 150-mile bus trip after booster jag 'glitch'

Thurso couple in their eighties faced prospect of 150-mile bus trip after booster jag 'glitch'

Thurso couple in their eighties faced prospect of 150-mile bus trip after booster jag 'glitch'

An NHS "glitch" left a Caithness couple in their eighties facing the prospect of a 150-mile round trip by bus for their Covid spring booster jab.


Call for apology over 'botched' Covid spring booster appointments for Caithness over-75s

Call for apology over 'botched' Covid spring booster appointments for Caithness over-75s

Call for apology over 'botched' Covid spring booster appointments for Caithness over-75s

Struan Mackie has called for the health secretary to apologise over the "botched" Covid spring booster appointment system for the over-75 age group.


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