COVID-19 - advice for opticians and optometrists

Publication Date: 24 March 2020

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The advice on this page is advice for the initial management of patients who may present to an optician or optometrist and have clinical features and a travel history consistent with COVID-19.

If our understanding of COVID-19 changes then guidance will be updated. Always check this website to ensure that any guidance you are using is the latest version.

Further additional guidance and information, including links to guidance for travelers and the general public, can also be found on the HPS COVID-19 page.​

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance