Should I Call in Sick Today? (Fun Quiz)

“Call in sick, or go to work?”

That’s the million dollar question.

Probably every employee have experienced this dilemma of choosing between going to work or taking your sick leave.

By doing this fun Quiz, you’ll find your answer.

am i too sick to go to work (quiz)

Take this free assessment to know if you should call in sick today!

Should I call in sick today?

If you want to call in sick, here are a few articles that might help.

Otherwise, if you have these symptoms below, you may want to consider to call in sick as well.

Should I go to work with a fever?

No, if your temperature is anything higher than 100 degrees Fahrenheit or 37.8 degrees Celsius you should call in sick!

Stay at home or see a doctor, when you have a fever this high, you shouldn’t go to work and expose your colleagues to your illness.

Even when your fever is gone, try to rest at home for at least 24 hours to make sure you are fully recovered from your illness.

Simply let your boss know you are having a fever and need to call in sick.

Should I call in sick after vomiting?

Yes, you should call in sick and not go to work after vomiting.

Vomiting can be sign of contagious illness. Although vomiting can be due to many other reasons as well (food poisoning, hangover, or pregnancy morning sickness), vomiting at work can be quite disruptive to your work and those around you.

Vomiting can put you at risk of dehydration which can be dangerous for your health.

You may want to stay at home or consult a doctor, if the symptoms doesn’t get any better.

Should I go to work with a cough?

It depends. Coughing can be caused by allergies which is can get better after a while, or viral flu which is contagious and can spread to your colleagues.

Cough cause by allergy

If you’ve got a tickle in the back of your throat, or feels like having mucus dripping at your throat which cause you to cough, it is probably an allergy.

You may want to get dress and go to work.

Cough cause by flu virus

If you are coughing with other symptoms such as, muscle aches, chills, sore throat, headaches, weakness and fever, it is probably a flu which can be contagious.

You may want to stay at home. If the symptoms doesn’t get any better, go consult a doctor.

Can I go to work with a runny nose?

It depends. Runny nose is very common, and can be caused by allergen which you will get better after a while, or flu virus which is contagious and can lead to serious consequences if left untreated.

Runny nose is caused by the mucus discharges from your nasal tissue that traps bacteria, virus or allergens to flush them out of your nose and sinuses.

Runny nose cause by an allergy

Allergy is cause by pollen or dust fibers that irritate the lining of your nose. and usually you will have other symptoms such as teary eyes and coughing.

You may want to get dress and go to work.

Runny nose cause by flu virus

Flu virus is an upper respiratory illness that is caused by viral infection that can transmit to another host mainly through droplets expel from the upper respiratory tract.

When a person is infect with a flu virus, you will often see other symptoms such as, muscle aches, chills, sore throat, headaches, weakness and fever.

You may want to stay at home or consult a doctor, if the symptoms doesn’t get any better.

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This fun quiz is just a simple exercise to help you make your decision.

It’s ok to call in sick if you are feeling really unwell.

But if you want to call in sick because you are just feeling lazy, or want to sleep in on a Monday, it is better to go to work.

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