People who have chickenpox and still have a rash can go back to daycare, school, or work:
Healthcare workers should check with their employer before returning to work.
There are a few places that people with chickenpox should
If you still have a rash, don’t:
If you have chickenpox or still have a rash you should avoid being around people who are pregnant or have weakened immune systems. If you're around anyone who is pregnant or has a weak immune system, let that person know that you have chickenpox. The person can then talk with their doctor about their risk of chickenpox.
Current as of: June 15, 2020
Author: Communicable Disease Control Program, Alberta Health Services
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