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Will CalMac screen passengers for temperature or illness before boarding?

No. Such screening would need to be organised and deployed via the NHS or Health Protection Scotland, and at this time there are no such plans to set up testing hubs at our terminals. 

We ask our passengers to follow all official public health guidance prior to travel and to follow CalMac's safer travel rules when travelling with us.

If you are planning travel to a Scottish island, a voluntary, Scottish Government scheme inviting all passengers to self-test for Covid-19 three days before travel and on the day of travel is now in place. It's designed to reduce the risk of spread to island communities. Details are available from gov.scot - including information on how to order free test kits.

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