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Handy childhood illness leaflet available

03 September 2018








The handy ‘advice on childhood illnesses’ leaflet, which is created by Herefordshire Council’s Public Health Team, has been updated for the new school year.

The leaflet* covers a range of childhood illnesses, including chicken pox, cold, flu, head lice, measles, tonsillitis and whooping cough and advises when it’s safe for children to go to school and where you can get medical advice / treatment.

For full details, please download your copy of the advice on childhood illnesses leaflet.


* Please note: The information is a guide only, based on Public Health England guidance, and whilst it’s been approved by health professionals, if you’re unsure about your child’s wellbeing, please contact your pharmacy or GP surgery to double-check.