Skin Problems In Children

Skin Problems In Children

A poster with information about a range of skin conditions comparing early signs and how the skin condition spreads. There is advice about what to do about the skin infection and what to do if it gets worse. There is also advice about how much time your child will need off from school or kura.


A Ministry of Health and Workbase poster (PDF, 3.5MB) with information about a range of skin conditions.

Conditions include:

  • boils
  • cellulitis
  • cuts, scratches and grazes
  • eczema
  • impetigo
  • insect bites
  • ring worm
  • scabies

A thumbnail image of the skin problems poster


This page last reviewed 28 March 2022.

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