Update on Scarlet Fever and invasive Group A Streptococci

Scarlet fever is usually a mild illness, but it is highly infectious. Therefore, look out for symptoms in your child, which include a sore throat, headache, and fever, along with a fine, pinkish or red body rash with a sandpapery feel.

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If you are immunocompromised or at high risk, please wear a face covering and let the member of staff attending to you know so that they can also wear a mask to protect you.

If you think you have an infectious illness, please consider wearing a mask/covering to protect other patients and our staff.

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