GYM WEST - Kindergym, Recreational & Competition Gymnastics Classes for Children in Adelaide.

Gym West supports a healthy and safe environment, and the following infection diseases information gives guidance on when it is safe to return to gym.

Always consult your Doctor for full details and advice.

Gastro

  • stomach bug or stomach flu, symptoms include vomitting and/or diarrhoea
  • Return a week after symptoms have ceased.

Chicken Pox

  • 2-3 week incubation period
  • The fluid-filled sores appear over the body which then crust
  • Return when all sores have crusted which takes at least 5 days.

Ringworm

  • 4-14 day incubation period
  • The sores look like a small pink ring with a scaly lighter pink centre
  • Return when the ringworms have resolved with anti-fungal cream, or if the lesion is covered.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

  • 3-5 day incubation period
  • Symptoms are blisters on the palms, sole and mouth
  • Return when the blisters resolve.

Scabies

  • Incubation from days to weeks, depending on breakout, severity and treatment
  • Tiny mites burrow under the skin in warm parts of the body such as wrists, between fingers, buttocks, armpits, groin or toes
  • Intense itching causes scratching which causes sores
  • Return when fully treated.

Slapped Cheek Syndrome (Parvovirus B19)

  • 1-2 weeks incubation
  • Symptoms are fever, red cheeks and itchy lace-like rash on body and limbs. May also have a cough, sore throat or runny nose
  • Return after the rash disappears.

Eczema

  • Eczema is not contagious.