Information a doctor must include in a sick note includes the full name of the patient and the date he saw her, notes The Medical Society of Northern Virginia. The doctor must also include a complete description of the ailment keeping the employee from working.
A sick note must include the start and end date of when this impairment affects the employee's work, according to The Medical Society of Northern Virginia. A doctor can also include any accommodations the employer must provide to the employee while impaired and a start and end date for those accommodations. Finally, the doctor must provide the contact information for the clinic where he treated the employee.