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Strep A advice for parents and care givers

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.


Date published: 8th December, 2022
Date last updated: 8th December, 2022