Bielefeld Medical Centre has advised the school that 7 cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) arose yesterday.
This is an unpleasant and contagious condition, which usually effects young children. The recovery time seems to be 5 to 7 days.
Please encourage your child(ren) to use a handkerchief to catch coughs and sneezes, and to wash their hands thoroughly and frequently. This is important if a brother or sister has the disease.
You can also check your child(ren) for the symptoms listed on the website above and apply the suggested remedies.