Application for a Sick Leave – Professional Email

Application for a Sick Leave – Professional Email

Subject: Request for Sick Leave – [Your Name]

Dear [Manager’s Name],

Please accept this email as a formal request for sick leave due to [brief statement of illness, e.g., unforeseen illness that prevents me from fulfilling my work duties effectively]. I am unable to be at work from [start date] to [end date], a total of [number] days.

[Optional: Briefly explain the nature of your illness and expected recovery time, while maintaining confidentiality and respecting privacy limitations.]

I have already completed [mention tasks completed in anticipation of absence] and informed [colleague’s name] of my absence. They have graciously agreed to [describe colleague’s assistance with covering your workload]. I will also be checking my email periodically and am available to answer any urgent questions remotely.

I am committed to ensuring a smooth transition during my absence and will make every effort to [mention how you will stay informed and contribute when possible]. I will keep you updated on my condition and estimated return date, aiming to be back on [target return date] fully recovered and ready to resume my responsibilities.

Thank you for your understanding and support.


[Your Name]

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