Short Sick Leave Email [Samples]

Learn how to write a short sick leave email. Use our sample short sick leave emails as templates for your sick leave email.

Short Sick Leave Email For Fever

To: Proper email address of boss, supervisor or manager
Subject: Sick Day for [Name of Employee]

Hi, [Name of Supervisor]:

This email is to inform you that I will take paid sick leave today/tomorrow, [DATE], because of fever. [Name of Co-worker] will handle my duties.

I can work from home and answer any emails or phone calls to help if needed. I hope the fever will be gone Sunday, and plan to return to work on Monday.

I saw the doctor yesterday evening and have a note that confirms my illness. I will bring the note on Monday.

Thank you for your understanding,

[Name of Employee]

Short Sick Leave Email For Back Pain

To: Proper email address of principal
cc: Proper email address of superintendent

Subject: Sick Leave for [Name of Employee]

Dear [Name of Principal]:

This email is accompanying my sick leave form to inform you that I am requesting sick leave for three days from [DATE to DATE]. I will resume work on [DATE].

I have injured my back in an automobile accident and have been requested by my doctor to stay in bed for three days. Attached is a copy of her instructions.

I understand that you will employ a substitute teacher to take my sixth grade class for the three days, and I have prepared the lessons plans that cover the classwork and extracurricular activities.

I have also included a short description of each student to help the substitute get to know the children.

I have completed the sick leave form required by the school, and according to my contract, I am allowed to take emergency medical leave.

You or the substitute can reach me at [555-123-4567] or a [] if there are any questions of if they require any help I can give.

Thank you for your kind consideration of my request.


[Name of Teacher]