There are websites dedicated to providing support regarding mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a list of websites which can help in providing mental health support:

Shops in the Dundee area are open but limited to certain restrictions.

ASDA - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Morrisons - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

TESCO - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Sainsbury's - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Aldi - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Lidl - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Overgate ​- Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Wellgate - Open, encouraging 2m distancing

Hospital visits are suspended with limited exceptions. Pregnant woman are ordered to attend ultra sounds alone.


Feeling Strong - providing food and care packages to those in self-isolation and also providing coronavirus information as well as self isolating activity ideas too! Mental health drop ins have moved online which is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3pm to 6pm.

Dundee Coronavirus Support Group - A group on Facebook where you can mingle with others and share up to date information on what is happening in Dundee

Dundee Foodbank - accepting donations of food

The Scottish Government has continued with the 'Stay at Home' message and Dundee Culture urges those in Dundee and beyond to continue to stay at home and to save lives. COVID-19 is not the flu, it is a very infectous disease that can affect anyone at any age. The Scottish Government have provided news and updates on coronavirus and it's impact on Scotland. You can find out more on the government website.

as of July 15, 2020 / Source: Scottish Government

Dundee Culture is not being fully affected by coronavirus due to the benefit of being an online platform although several things have been postponed, moved and

  • Meetings for Dundee Culture have been moved online until further notice
  • Dundee Culture Studios has closed until further notice for personal reasons due to COVID-19
  • Access Dundee, Dundee Culture's new disability access guide postponed until further notice
  • Dundeecast, Dundee Culture's new podcast series postponed until further notice

Due to the closures of many restaurants in Dundee, some have started delivering to folk across the city. You can find some estabilshments in Dundee where you can look at from here. You can also find out more from our friends over at Dundee: One City, Many Discoveries who have created 'Dundee Buy Local' guide where you can find out who's delivering and more!

All universities and schools in the Dundee area are CLOSED except in certain circumstances where some are open for key workers as of 30 March 2020 however schools are set to reopen on 11 August 2020.

Photo: Craig Doogan