Sick leave letter for fever (Samples)

In this guide we will see examples of “sick leave letter for fever” and some additional considerations when writing this type of letter. 

Sick leave letter for fever

A sick leave letter for fever is a simple letter written to justify your absence from work. You could direct it to your manager as in the following example:

“Dear Sir/Madam, As I am suffering with viral fever I will not be able to attend the classes for next 4 days.

Please accept this request and kindly grant me leave from (start date) to (end date).

I also request you to excuse my absence for the School Day Practice during the mentioned period. Thank You.”

Sick leave for fever is not the only condition to get sick leave, you could also have an upset stomach, a head ache (migraine), vomiting or battling with stress (Stress leave), infinite medical conditions that could be used to write a sick leave.

However, sick leave or a sick note may be useful not only when you are working but also if you are ill and had an exam absence.

This type of letter should keep a professional and formal language, no matter if you are directing yourself to an elementary school principal, your class teacher or your boss.

Additionally, if we are sick with fever or any other temporary (or permanent) health condition, we would prefer staying at home recovering.

However, while some company policies and procedures are more flexible, always make sure to investigate and understand how to proceed when you are feeling ill.

Specially if they require you to hand in a sick note from you doctor.

Sample 1:


The Principal,

Name of school,

City, Postcode

Subject: Fever leave application

Respected Madam,

It is respectfully stated that I have been suffering from fever for the last three days and require leave for the remaining of the week. I tried to attend school despite my health since I understand that the School has a very strict policy regarding attendance, and I am also a vigilant student and never skip school for no rhyme or reason. But my health demands that I do so, it is unavoidable. I would b much obliged if you could grant me leave for the rest of the week till Friday.

Yours Obediently,

Your name”

Sample 2:


The Principal,

Name of school,

City, Postcode.

Subject: Leave Application due to fever

Respected Madam,

I beg to inform you that I have a high fever for past two days. I ate something unhealthy which disturbed my stomach and caused severe food poisoning which led me to high temperature and agitation. I have not been able to get up and do anything by my own self. It is causing severe headache and weakness. I am taking proper medication to recover from sudden temperature. The medicines doctor prescribed me are of high dosage, which makes me tired and drowsy. It is possible that it will take more two days to recuperate. I have to take a leave for two more days to get into better health and commence my work again. I will attach the prescription with the leave for assurance.

Therefore, it is my humble request to you to consider my situation and grant me leave for two more days. I shall be very thankful.

Yours Sincerely,

Your name”

Sample 3:


The Principal,

Name of school,

City, Postcode.

Subject: Leave Application for Temperature

Respected Madam,

With much humbleness and modest attire it is to state that I want a leave of tomorrow as I am not feeling well. I am having recurrent temperature from the last three days and was ignoring as we had annual sports day at our school, but now the mega event had gone well and I feel it a good time to avail a holiday for resting purpose.

My class teacher will see to my subject and I also informed my section head regarding my health and work. Kindly see to this matter and grant me the said leave so that I can enjoy the benefits of health once again in my life. I will be brimmed with gratification I f you consider my plea. Thank you.

Yours Truly,

Mr. Cyprus Ford,

Sports Teacher”

Sample 4: (Typhoid fever)

“The Principal,

Star’s School System.

Subject: Sick Leave Application

Respected Madam,

It is stated that I am suffering from Typhoid since last week and due to improper health conditions of mine I am not able to come to school. Kindly, considerate and grant me leave for a week. I shall be thankful to you.

Yours Obediently,

Watson Crick.”

Sample 5:








Dear Mr.,Mrs.,

I am writing this letter to inform you of a medical issue which renders me unable to attend office. I am suffering from a severe migraine attack and my doctor has advised me 2 days complete bed rest to soothe my nerves which are causing constriction pain in my head and continuous nausea.

I am apologetic to apply for leave during this busy season. On the other hand, I had completed the report I was working on and will email the same to you shortly for your review. After leave, I will put in extra efforts to patch up the pending work.

I will be very thankful if you will grant me a two day leave of [DATE] and [DATE]. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

If you have any questions regarding my leave, please feel free to contact me directly. I will be available on phone: [T+00000000] and email: [] in case of any query.

Looking forward to your reply,

Yours sincerely,



[Formal Name + Title]”

Sample 6:

“Dear Mr.—–,

I am writing to inform you that I may not be able to attend the office for a week (from —– to —-) as I am down with the flu. I have been advised by the doctor to take bed rest for faster recovery. I regret the inconvenience and my sincere apology for not being able to complete my job duties because of my illness. 

However, I would like to ask if it is possible to work from home to complete as much as I can of the reports and deadlines I am supposed to fulfil this coming week. I am willing to put extra effort when I return to work to continue to complete my duties in time.

Thanks and regards,

Your name”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I write a sick leave letter?

A sick leave letter can be written as follows (sample):

“Dear Ms. Turner, I am writing this letter to inform you that I need to take a sick leave from work due to a severe throat infection. I will need to remain off of work until September 26, bringing my total sick leave to two full weeks.”

How do I write an application for fever?

You can write a leave application for fever as follows:

– Start greeting and add to whom you are writing this letter to.

– Mention the date you are writing the letter on. 

– Add the subject (e.g. Sick leave letter for fever).

– Body of the letter explaining why you are writing the letter.

– Thank the receiver of the letter.

– Add a closing and a signature.

How do you tell your boss you are sick?

To tell your boss you are sick and you are not coming to work you may:

– Choose the right method to contact your boss (e.g. phone call, email, text).

– Call or let your boss know as soon as possible (preferably a few hours before the start of your work day/shift).

– Keep it brief.

– Let your team or group of colleagues you usually work with that you are not going to work because you are sick.

– Offer to be available if needed (and if possible for you). 

– Mention any important details or information such as how long you will be absent from work and when you will return.

How do you say I’m sick?

There are many ways you can say “I’m sick”, here are just a few ways of letting someone know you are sick:

– I am sick as a dog.

– I have a cold.

– I’m under the weather.

– I am ill. 

– I feel terrible.

– I feel sick.

– I have come down with something.

– I have the flu.

Can you text your boss to call in sick?

You can text your boss to call in sick if you have discussed it previously, and he/she agrees, otherwise it is always recommended making a phone call to let them know. If you decide to send a text message to your boss, make sure to follow up later with a phone call or email after to make sure your message was received.

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