Coronavirus – Useful information for the Forres area

Covid-19 – Forres area resources

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Forres Local will provide useful news and information to help the public living and working in the IV36 postcode area.


On 24 March, new rules were put in place to help slow down the spread of the virus. They are centred on ‘staying at home’. You can only leave your house for

  • SHOPPING for essentials such as food and medicine, as infrequently as possible
  • MEDICAL NEEDS or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person.
  • EXERCISE – One form of exercise a day, for example, a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household
  • WORK –  Travelling to and from work, but only where this is absolutely necessary and cannot be done from home

All non-essential businesses will close to the public. A full list of exceptions is available at

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