Health Alert - Scarlet Fever


Good morning, We have been advised of a case of scarlet fever within our school. Scarlet fever is contagious, but treatable with antibiotics. Please remind children to practice good hand-washing and not share food or drink bottles with anyone at school. If your child displays any of the symptoms listed below, we recommend that you seek medical advice from your doctor. Common symptoms can include: - red, blotchy rash - white tongue with red spots - sore throat - fever or chills - headache - nausea/vomiting - abdominal pain - swollen neck glands Further information can be found at If you have any queries or concerns, please contact your medical centre for advice. Kind regards, Delwyn Spargo Office Manager Rewa Rewa School