NOT CHILBLAINS
8 yo Girl.
Off food for 2 days.
Bizarre itchy rash
Called 111 told Chilblains
Mum unconvinced
Got PCR
POSITIVE for #COVID

Please show #teachers #education #schools

#SpotCovid

Think #COVID19 #Omicron #LongCovidKids Image
Symptoms of #LongCovid can be found in the gallery.

#LongCovid

longcovidkids.org/long-covid-kid…
#SpotCovid

Sores at the sides of the mouth.
This child tested positive for #COVID19

Please RT to help others #SpotCovid

#education #schools #teachers
#Omicron #OmicronVarient #LongCovidKids Image
#SpotCovid
Bumpy rash.

This child-tested positive for #COVID19
Please RT to help others #SpotCovid

#education #schools #teachers
#Omicron #OmicronVarient #LongCovidKids Image
#SpotCovid
"1st sign for S was dizziness headache, v high temp but tested negative was ill for a week before testing positive. GP thought scarlet fever.
Daughter woke in night v high temp sore throat and coughing - tested positive for #COVID19
#LongCovidKids #Omicron Image
#SpotCovid

This child tested positive for #COVID19
See the rest of the thread to see the difficulty in identifying #COVID19 in #kids
We need to reduce the risk of transmission in schools with robust mitigation measures. #MaskUp
#teacher
#LongCovidKids Image
#SpotCovid

Chills & sweating to the point that he had to take a shower half an hour after falling asleep
Chronic stomach pain, joint pain, headaches.
Red eyes.

#Omicron #OmicronVarient #OmikronVariante #LongCovidKids Image
#SpotCovid

Swollen feet.
This child tested positive for #COVID19

RT to raise awareness of the symptoms to look out for.
#LongCovidKids
longcovidkids.org/what-is-long-c… Image
#SpotCovid

His first signs were temperature rash, sore throat vomiting and diarrhoea.
This child tested positive for #Covid

#LongCovidKids #Omicron #COVID19 #earlyyears #PrimarySchool #school #education Image
#SpotCovid
This red bracelet rash is
"one of many rashes" one Dad's son has.
This child-tested positive for #COVID19
#LongCovidKids #Omicron #COVID19 #earlyyears #PrimarySchool #school #education Image
#SpotCovid
"Covid tongue started right away along with blisters and an extremely swollen and sore throat that lasted weeks"

Would you know who to #SpotCovid ?

@SafeEdForAll_UK @Sandyboots2020 @HoppySaul

#LongCovidKids #Omicron #COVID19 #earlyyears #school #education . Image
#SpotCovid

"His 1st symptom were a cough, runny nose, sneezing (a lot) headaches and fatigue and body ached and felt queasy"

#LongCovidKids #Omicron #COVID19 #PrimarySchool #education Image
#SpotCovid

This child has low oxygen levels and needed medical attention.
Never be afraid of seeking medical attention as many times as you need to.
#LongCovidKids #Omicron #oxygen #COVID19 Image
#SpotCovid

The rash covered the entire body and was constantly moving.
Please RT to raise awareness of the wide range of symptoms children can experience from #COVID19

There has never been a @UKHSA child-focused public awareness campaign to help families identify symptoms Image
#SpotCovid

Would you #SpotCovid from purple /mottled skin, and a swollen ankle.

This child tested positive for #COVID19

#LongCovidKids #Omicron #OmicronVarient #OmicronVirus Image
#SpotCovid

"This is how it started. She tested positive 6 days before without any symptoms. Then the rash started from the knees and elbows and went around the whole body. For 3 days she couldn't walk because of feet pain"

#LongCovidKids #Omicron #CovidTesting Image
#SpotCovid

Pain in fingers and hands and feet developed right after the acute infection.
#Omicron #LongCovidKids #COVID19 #LongCovid #countlongcovid #education #schools #teacher ImageImage
#SpotCovid

This child tested positive for #COVID19
We need layers of mitigation measures in schools, but there aren't any, so HOW are we going to protect children? @nadhimzahawi @sajidjavid

#Omicron #LongCovidKids #COVID19 #LongCovid #education #schools #teacher Image
#SpotCovid

"My son became symptomatic 2 days after his sister very similar sore eyes like hayfever, headache, temperature, extreme fatigue, problems with his breathing, food tasting weird, no appetite, achy. He said in the earlier day it felt similar to when he had tonsillitis". Image
#SpotCovid

"Started with sore eyes like hayfever type symptoms, headache which she couldn't shift them temperature followed by fatigue, breathing labored, funny taste/food tasting strange, no appetite, achy arms & legs, body felt heavy"

#LongCovidKids
#SpotCovid

17yr old female with #COVID19

How will young people be protected when they go back to college?
What mitigations do they have?

#LongCovidKids Image
#SpotCovid

“my g #COVID19 + w Delta November 12th all respiratory symptoms with vertigo.
Today, Dec 29th + #Omicron, presented with just a rash and headache this time round”

Can you see #COVID19 ?

#LongCovidKids ImageImage
The UK COVID-19 symptom list falls significantly short.
The @CDCgov list is more comprehensive.
Please be aware any symptom can be COVID-19 in a child.
Get a test to avoid delay in care should you need it.
#LongCovidKids @UKHSA
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