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Be Distance Aware

Distance Aware is a scheme being rolled out across Scotland to prompt people to respect the space of others where possible. It is designed to help those worried about mixing with others as we adapt to living with COVID-19.

Distance Aware badges and lanyards are for anyone who prefers others to take extra care around them, for any reason. It is not designed to identify those who have been shielding or who are at higher risk. If you see someone from Loreburn wearing the Distance Aware symbol, consider giving them a bit more space or care.

If you feel comfortable when you have more room, free badges and lanyards featuring the Distance Aware shield are now available for individuals to collect in libraries across Scotland. Badges are also available in ASDA stores and can be ordered online through participating charities.

We can all play our part as we adapt to living with COVID-19. To find out more, visit