Requests for certification of absence from the workplace relating to covid-19

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Please click on the following attachment  and print the required section and give this to your employer if you require a medical certificate.

The current Government guidance for employers and businesses on coronavirus (covid-19) reiterates that medical evidence is not required for the first 7 days of sickness. It adds that after 7 days, employers may use their discretion around the need for medical evidence if an employee is staying at home.