School exclusion periods
If your child has an infectious illness, you may need to keep them home to stop it spreading at day-care or school. Learn about school exclusion periods here.
School exclusion for health reasons
Kids with certain infectious diseases must stay away from school or childcare. Find out how exclusions work and when your child can return to school.
Childcare, school exclusions, and COVID-19
Frequently asked questions on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for parents and carers regarding childcare and school.
Colds and flu
Find out more about how to treat the cold or flu, how to avoid catching the cold or the flu, and special information on being ill during pregnancy and looking babies and children with a cold or flu.
Health advice on COVID-19, including when to get tested or self-isolate, symptoms, how to avoid infection, physical distancing and restrictions.