doctor excuse note for student template template

Doctor Excuse Note for Student Template

How do I get a doctor's note for my child's school? Download this doctors note for school if your child did not show up at school due to an illness.

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A doctor's note will provide clarity when it comes to your child being absent from school due to an illness. Your child might be unable to attend school due to mild or serious illness, when this happens it is important to inform the child's teacher in a timely and proper manner. A doctor's note is the best way to do so.

How do I get a doctor's note for my child's school?

If you need a Doctors note for your child, to prove to the teacher that your child is sick, you can best contact your child pediatrician. This document is usually issued by a GP/doctor to a patient. If the child requires hospital treatment, ask for one from child's doctor. Your child's pediatrician will assess he/she, and if they decide your child's health affects their fitness for school, they can issue a doctor's note. Some advantages of doctor’s note:

  • Proof that the child is sick and unable to be in school.
  • They are instantly available at the doctor.
  • Doctor's note are used for administration purpose.

See sample of doctor's note below:

Dear {{Name}}, 

It is to notify that {{Name of the student}}, student of {{Number}} grade of the {{Name of the School}} school, was admitted in the hospital on {{Date}}. 

I, Dr. {{Name of the Doctor}}, attended {{her/him}} when {{she/he}} came to the {{Name of the Hospital}} hospital with a complaint of stomach ache. After examination, I found that {{she/he}} had food poisoning and severe dehydration for which I admitted {{her/him}} in the hospital for a day for his treatment.

Kindly, accept {{her/his}} excuse for absence from the school on this date. I am attaching the relevant documents with this note and let me know if you need any further details. 

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Dorothea Burton(6/10/2022) - USA

Thanks for letting me download it for free

Lakeisha Moreno(6/10/2022) - DEU

Very good!!

Ralph Spence(6/10/2022) - GBR

Exactly the right letter

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