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Orkney Information Hub: Coronavirus – guidance, support information and resources

Voluntary Action Orkney (VAO) have created an information hub for guidance, support information and resources for local organisations and the Orkney community during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please find the various links below.
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ORKNEY INFORMATION HUB

Coronavirus – guidance, support information and resources 

Coronavirus – guidance, support information and resources available 

VAO are working hard to keep resources current these are now split into two headings support for the public and support for organisations. In this information hub we hope you will find what you are looking for. If you would like information added to these guides then please email ingrid.berry@vaorkney.org.uk

Support for the Public

Coronavirus  –  Local Businesses offering delivery and/or takeaway services listed in areas and split between groceries and food establishments. New section just added for general businesses that are offering delivery to ,you home, ie books, pamper packs, deep clean services.

Coronavirus – Local Organisational Support information –  Links to organisation’s’ that can offer support locally and Third Sector local organisations that are closed but still available to offer advice over the telephone and over emails.

Coronavirus – National Organisations support information (including vunerable group websites) and health and wellbeing)

Coronavirus –  Links for lots of things to do from home that are free,(activities, arts and culture, educational and how to links, fitness from home and Science)

Orkney CV Mutual Groups for each area

The Orkney Islands Council Coronavirus information pages provide the latest updates and links for, the public, businesses, council staff and the third sector.

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Don’t forget that there is a new 24 hour a day assessment centre at the old NHS Health Centre site on the Old Balfour Road which is enabling COVID-19 assessments to be taken without the risk of cross contamination with the main Hospital

” home-related services (plumbers, electricians, businesses that can supply white goods and materials etc) that can be called in an emergency”

Orkney Community Directory – Full Search Facility to all local community groups

Support for Organisations

Coronavirus – Very useful guidance ,support information and updates links (Covers General Guidance, support and information, NHS/Public Health information, Volunteer Guidance and Working From home)

Available Funding and Business Support During this Time

Coronavirus – Impact on Third Sector Services Survey 

VAO – Current Working Arrangements

The Orkney Islands Council Coronavirus information pages provide the latest updates and links for, the public, businesses, council staff and the third sector.

Business Gateway – Virtual & Local Business Support – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic – Business Gateway is being responsive and reactive to the needs and challenges Scottish businesses face due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Below you will find a list of free business resources that may be useful to you at this time.

The role and financial sustainability of third sector organisations across Scotland – Letter to Scottish Government from TSI Scotland Chief Officers

 

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