This page is a list of useful resources for the Doune and Deanston community during the Pandemic.  It covers a wide range of Government guidance and NHS Covid-19 advice.



Covid-19 Advice (Scotland) as of 15th Dec 2021

To help protect yourself and others this winter:

  • get the vaccine or the vaccine booster 
  • limit the amount of social contact you have with other households – gather in groups of no more than 3 households
  • avoid crowded places – shop at quieter times and follow safety measures in shops and other places
  • if you don’t have symptoms take regular lateral flow tests – especially before mixing with other people – get LFD tests
  • if you have symptoms – self isolate and book a PCR test
  • wear a face covering where required
  • work from home if you can
  • take an LFD test each time before you visit someone in a hospital or care home
  • wash your hands regularly, and cover your nose and mouth if coughing or sneezing
  • open windows when meeting indoors

You will find wider ranging advice at the Scotland Coronavirus web-site

Doune Health Centre

Doune Pharmacy: The Woodside tel 01786 841216, open 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday

NHS Forth Valley vaccination programme

Fake vaccination text message scams (Which? magazine)




Feb 2021 Scottish Covid Roadmap


9th March 2021  Latest Gov Advice

Coronavirus Update 9th August 2021   Scotland has now moved out of the level system (0-4).

The situation regarding remaining requirements and guidance can be found at the above link. 
In Scotland it is still a legal requirement to wear facemasks in most indoor public spaces and public transport. (Children under 12 are exempt from this).
The requirement to self-isolate  has changed – see information on the link.
There is no requirement for physical distancing or limit on numbers that can meet.
Regular hand washing, keeping surfaces clean and good ventilation are all sensible measures to continue.


Struggling with Lockdown?  Try here for ideas.



Stirling Council



Stirling Business Support


Latest STEP Business Support Info.



Stirling Libraries Covid Opening




Scottish Parliament main page with links to latest COVID-19 advice



Scottish Covid-19 Daily Update   updated daily with the latest graphs – well worth a look



Scottish Parliament COVID-19 committee




UK Government Information




UK Government travel advice




Government infection prevention advice