TEST and Protect information in community languages:
MECOPP have been working with Scottish Government to produce updated advice on Test and Protect information in community languages. They have produced voice-overs in community languages for the infographic which can be accessed here:
How people whose first or preferred language is not English can access
COVID-19 information on NHS inform channels
People whose first or preferred language is not English can get information about
coronavirus (COVID-19) in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Romanian, Slovak and Urdu on
NHS inform. Spanish and Punjabi translations will be added shortly.
People living in Scotland who don’t have any symptoms but are looking for general
information can call the coronavirus helpline. If you’re a non-English speaker you can still use
this service. Phone: 0800 028 2816, tell the call handler that you need an interpreter, give the
name of your preferred language and you will be connected to Language Line interpreter.
You will not have to pay for this