Ensure you check the temperature with a thermometer (normal range between 36.6 – 37.2 degree Celsius).
If the temperature gets to 38 degree Celsius.
- Expose the child by removing his/her cloth
- Tepid sponge or bathe the child with lukewarm water and don’t dry him/her up
- Give syrup Paracetamol 2.5mls for a child less than one year and 5ml for above 1-6 years.
- Most importantly, quickly take the child to the hospital, Childcare and Wellness Clinics, No. 7 Fez Street, Off Kumasi Crescent, Wuse II – is a wise choice and best destination for your child.
Note: Fever is not a disease or sickness, it is an indication that something is wrong in the body physiology.