Bedford South School

Common Childhood Illnesses and Infections

If you have a question about diseases or health conditions that are not reportable to Public Health such as:

  • dehydration/diarrhea
  • fifth's disease
  • hand, foot and mouth disease
  • impetigo
  • pink eye
  • scabies
  • strep throat
  • chicken pox

call 811 (the 24/7 provincial health information line) or visit the Canadian Pediatric Society's Caring for Kids section of their website for illnesses and infections: