For local Edinburgh information help or advice on all city services, and how to get help your first call should be the Edinburgh Council website.
Advice for vulnerable or high risk people is at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/homepage/10483/vulnerable-and-high-risk-people or contact 0131 200 2306 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For all health advice, including advice on coronavirus, go to www.nhsinform.scot/.
It is crucial that anyone who has symptoms of coronavirus visits www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19 and follow the guidance there.
Volunteering and helping
The golden rule is “Think Local and Act Local”. Volunteering Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council and Edinburgh Council are working together to coordinate volunteering in Edinburgh to best match volunteers with those who need help, and keep everyone safe.