Group Strep A advice for parents and caregivers draft v3.1
Please see the above link for information and guidance on Strep A infections.
Group A Strep is spread by close contact with an infected person. It can be passed on through coughs and sneezes or from a wound.
It is important to:
- Teach your child to wash their hands properly with soap and warm water for 20 seconds.
- Teach your child to catch coughs and sneezes into a tissue.
- Keep your child away from others when they are feeling unwell.