“The economic shockwaves of this pandemic have rocked families and households in Orkney, with many thousands facing falling earnings and rising costs.”
“NHS Boards will identify acceptable and accessible locations, both for mass vaccination and for local access.”
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Labour’s Rhoda Grant MSP and David Stewart MSP have assured constituents in the Highlands and Islands that they can still be contacted by mail or over the phone, despite regional offices remaining closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 impact is compounded by the region’s vulnerability to Brexit – five of the six most vulnerable local authority areas to Brexit are in the Highlands and Islands
Scotland’s Care Homes will be able to offer a wider range of health and well being services to their residents from 7th of September.
The viability of home testing kits and what is happening to mobile testing units in the Highlands has been questioned by Labour’s Rhoda Grant MSP.
“This is a huge step forward and will help us better understand and support our veterans and wider armed forces community across the Highlands and Islands going forward.”
“Constituents have been in touch with me for some time now, concerned about what childcare provision there will be when Peedie Breeks closes.”
Physical distancing will be applied to all public transport in order to limit transmission of Covid19 and to protect workers and other users.