our top priority is to support workplaces and our partner organisations during this Coronavirus outbreak

We are following the Government’s advice closely regarding Coronavirus.

To protect yourself and others, you must:

For the latest updates from the Scottish Government visit gov.scot/coronavirus
For the latest health advice visit nhsinform.scot/coronavirus

Outdoor exercise

You can go outside to exercise as often as you wish.

Exercise can include:

High risk exercise (that may result in injury and require medical care or emergency services support) should be avoided.

Physical Distancing

You should try to keep 2 metres away from people. There may be situations where this is not possible, If you come within 2 metres of others, you should avoid physical contact and keep the time you spend within 2 metres of others as short as possible.

You should, and are expected to, wear a face covering when using public transport as a consideration to others. The wearing of a face covering for very young children or those with particular health conditions is not appropriate.

When travelling be aware of the surfaces you touch. Be careful not to touch your face and remember to cover your mouth with a tissue or your elbow when coughing or sneezing.

Travel

You should stay at home if you:

Before you travel, you should consider if your journey is necessary. This will ensure the transport network can keep running and allows people who need to make essential journeys to travel.

Some examples of necessary travel are:

In order to reduce pressure on the road network and the public transport system we would like you to consider walking, wheeling or cycling for all or part of your journey, if you can.

Walking & cycling

Cycle shops are open for repairs during this period.

We advise daily walking and cycling for your health and wellbeing as long as you are not self-isolating, showing symptoms (such as a fever or persistent cough) or in the high risk group.

We also recommend that key workers, who continue to travel to, from and for work, walk and cycle where possible. Find the best offers for frontline staff on bikes, repairs and equipment by visiting sustrans.org.uk/campaigns/cycles-for-key-workers

When walking, wheeling or cycling you should follow the Highway Code to keep everyone safe. In particular:

When walking or wheeling you must maintain physical distancing and only walk or wheel alone or with members of your household.

You should wash or sanitise your hands before and after walking or wheeling in case you inadvertently touch any hard surfaces or other pedestrians or persons wheeling. We also recommend that you clean your wheelchair in case it is touched by another person when wheeling.

When cycling you should maintain physical distancing. You should wash or sanitise your hands before and after cycling. We also recommend that you wash your cycle in case it is touched by another person either whilst cycling or at the destination of your journey.

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