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Coronavirus (COVID-19) What should I do if my child is ill?

The Department of Health and Social Care has published guidance to parents and guardians on when you should book a coronavirus test for your child.

Website: Guidance to parents and guardians: when you should book a coronavirus test for your child from GOV.UK (opens in a new window)

For general advice on whether your child is too ill to attend school please visit the NHS Live Well website:

Website: Is my child too ill for school from NHS (opens in a new window)

Download: Flowchart for Child Sickness Absence from Worcestershire Children First (PDF)

Government guidance for parents and carers

Website: Education and childcare from GOV.UK (opens in a new window)