Sample Not Feeling Well Message to Your Boss Examples

If you are feeling sick or uncomfortable then you can request your boss for the day off like “Dear Sir, I am not feeling well today, I feel like I have a fever and I will be unable to attend my work. I hope I get better tomorrow. So kindly grant me a leave today”.

You can mention other information like when will you return to the work and how many days you need to leave depending on the requirement.

Tips for Sick Leave Messages

  • Understand the company policy: Before requesting the leave through message check whether your boss accepts your leave request through message or not.
  • Keep it Simple: Always keep your message short and to the point, Don’t write lengthy messages.
  • Tell the Reason: Mention the reason for taking the leave, and don’t need to write a brief description of your problem.
  • Don’t involve others: Send a message directly to your boss, don’t involve colleagues or family members, or friends in the leave-taking process.
  • Approval is Important: If you are not getting a reply from your boss then don’t hesitate to call him directly. (But before that wait for at least 1 hour from the time of sending your message)

Not Feeling Well Message to Your Boss Examples

For One Day Sick Leave:

Message 1:  Dear Sir/Madam, I am not feeling well today, I feel like I got a [sickness]. I have to go to the hospital for a checkup, therefore I will be unable to attend my work. So please give me a leave today.

Message 2: Good morning sir/madam, Since last night I suffer from [sickness], I hope I get better tomorrow and return to work. So please accept my request for the day off.

Message 3: Dear Sir/Madam, Today I am not feeling well due to [sickness] and I need to take a rest to get recover. Hopefully, I can get back to work tomorrow. [colleague name] agreed to take up my shift. So kindly approve my leave request.

Message 4: Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to take a sick leave today because of [sickness]. I hope I get recovered tomorrow and get back to my work. In case of any urgent work, I will be available on my mobile number. So please approve my leave request.

For Two Days Sick Leave:

Message 1: Dear Sir/Madam, I have been not feeling well due to [sickness]. As per the doctor’s advice, I have to take a rest for a minimum of two days to get recovered. So kindly accept my leave request for today and tomorrow. Hopefully, I get back to my work on [date].
In case of any urgent work, I will be available on my mobile number.

Message 2: Dear Sir/Madam, This is to intimate you that I am not feeling feel today because of [sickness] and I need some rest to become normal. So please grant two days leave for today and tomorrow and I will be back at my work on [date].

Message 3: Dear Sir/Madam, Today I cannot able to come to the office because I am suffering from [sickness]. According to the doctor’s advice, I need a minimum of two days’ rest to recover. So kindly grant me leave for today and tomorrow.

When you don’t know how many days will it take to recover:

Message 1: Dear sir/Madam, I am not feeling well since last night, I am suffering from fever and body pains, so I won’t able to come to the office. I will be going to consult the doctor and I will join the work as soon as possible after recovery.

Message 2: Dear Sir/Madam, I am not feeling well for the last two days, as per the doctor’s advice I have to take a rest for one week, so kindly approve my leave request.

Message 3: Dear Sir/Madam, Since I am not feeling well due to a headache and fever I will not be able to come to the office for the next few days. I will come to work immediately once I get recovered.

Message 4: Dear Sir/Madam, For new few days I won’t be able to come to work today because I am not feeling well due to [sickness]. I have been suffering from a cold and cough, I will immediately come to the office once I get recovered.

Conclusion: You can send the above leave request messages through SMS or Whatsapp or you can also send them through email. Based on your company policy choose the medium of transferring your message to your boss.

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