“Annie called by – folk can call by now – thanks to the ease-up in Covid restrictions. “
Shopping Local, Shopping Safely
For 10 days in a row Scotland has had no deaths recorded due to Covid19.
Not All Masks Are Created Equal
“There is a type of mask being actively marketed now which frankly shouldn’t be on the market.”
Speech to Text Apps Helping Face Mask Wearers to be Understood
There is a wide range of Apps for your phone which convert speech to text. They are simple to download to your phone and available for both Android and iPhones.
Maree Todd MSP “signs of positive progress” #Covid19
“it is the sum of our individual actions, our collective endeavour, that is suppressing the virus.”
Scotland Moving into Phase 3 #Covid19 ‘Progress Made As One’
Today, 10th of July, is the start of the mandatory wearing of face masks/coverings in shops for most people.
Orkney’s retailers have been working very hard to make shopping safer for both workers and consumers.
This coming Friday sees the mandatory use of masks/face coverings in shops in Scotland, presumably also in other indoor locations where social distancing is difficult to achieve.
Face Coverings/Masks to be Worn in Shops
A week today, Friday 10th of July, it will be mandatory to wear a face covering/mask in all shops unless you have an underlying health condition which prevents you from doing so.
Praise for Orkney Makers of Face Masks
Maree Todd heard from two Orkney residents, Fiona Robertson & Tricia Sutherland, who have both been working flat out to produce face coverings to those in their local community.