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What should parents do if their child is showing symptoms of Scarlet Fever?

Parents who suspect their child has symptoms of scarlet fever are advised that they should:

  • See their GP or contact NHS 111 as soon as possible
  • Make sure their child takes the full course of any antibiotics prescribed by the doctor
  • Keep their child at home, away from nursery, school or work and follow any guidance provided by their GP on how long they should remain absent from these settings.