Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice

This page focusses on the local provisions that are in place on the Isles of Scilly. Please click on the relevant menu link for specific topics (see above if you're browsing on a phone or on the left-hand side if you're browsing on a larger device).

The best place to find the latest information relating to the coronavirus pandemic is on the government and NHS websites:

Find the most up-to-date government guidance

Find the most up-to-date advice from the NHS

Remember, ‘Hands. Face. Space’:

  • hands – wash your hands regularly and for 20 seconds
  • face – wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult, and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet
  • space – stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live with where possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place (such as wearing face coverings)

 

Current Restrictions 

At present, the Isles of Scilly is under Tier 1: Medium Alert restrictions. You can find the full guidance on Tier 1: Medium Alert restrictions here. Government is due to undertake the first review of decisions relating to tiers on 16 December, so please continue to check the government website reguarly for the most up-to-date guidance.

There are 3 tiers. Full guidance on the restrictions in each of the tiers can be found here. There are different rules depending on what tier an area is in. You can find out what the rules are in a particular area by entering the postcode into the government's postcode checker

You can access printable posters for each of the tiers here.

Contacting the Council during the coronavirus pandemic

The Council of the Isles of Scilly and Public Health Cornwall are working together to keep Scilly safe. Got a question about coronavirus on Scilly? Email us at keepscillysafe@scilly.gov.uk

If you need information about a particular council service during the pandemic, please refer to that service's web pages elsewhere on the council website.

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please contact our local enquiries team on 0300 1234 105 (option 5) or at enquiries@scilly.gov.uk.