COSLA is working closely with Scottish Government and other key partners regarding the evolving situation with the outbreak of the coronavirus.
This page contains the latest official information as well as guidance and resources from COSLA and key partners.
The most up to date public health information can be found on NHS Inform
The number of cases and the risk level is updated regularly on the Scottish Government website.
Charging for Social Care Support during COVID 19
Principles for Social Care Sustainability Payments v4 from September 2020
Principles for Social Care Sustainability Payments v3 to end August 2020
COSLA Guidance for Commissioned Services
Guidance on self-directed support options 1 and 2 for during COVID-19
COVID-19 Recruitment Portal for Social Care – Local Government Process
National Wellbeing Hub Stakeholder Letter
Guidance for Direct Payments during COVID-19
PHS - Transport use, health and health inequalities: The impact of measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19
Trussell Trust - Key Messages to Local Authorities
Self Isolation Support
Self-Isolation Support Grant - Letter to Councillor Parry - 13 October 2020
Self-Isolation Support Payments - FAQs at 14 December 2020
SWF - Statutory Guidance - 14 December 2020
Community Choices - Framework Agreement
PB Letter Cab Sec to Cllr Parry 19.11.20
PB Letter to from K Parry to A Campbell 22.10.20
Scottish Government - Help with non-domestic rates
All Elected Member Briefings are available from this page.
Joint COSLA/Scottish Government News Release about Food Fund
COVID-19 Response Planning Supporting Gypsy/Traveller Communities
Joint Statement from COSLA, Unions and Scottish Government on PPE
Joint COSLA/Scottish Government statement on Support for Coastal Businesses
Letter from Deputy First Minister and COSLA President about National Helpline
Video from Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of the Scottish Government, praising the Local Government workforce
Scottish Government guidance for events of over 500
Scottish Government - Business Support
Scottish Government - Protecting the social care workforce