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sick call

n.
1. A daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention.
2. A signal announcing the time for such a lineup.

sick call

The daily assembly when all sick and injured military personnel—other than those in hospital—report to a medical officer for examination (specifically at bugle call).

sick call

1. In the military, a scheduled time for those with (relatively) minor illnesses or injuries to visit a clinic.
2. In jails or prisons, a request by an inmate for health care services.
3. In home health, a house call or home visit.
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Despite the public humiliation of Sachs and his family, Carr described the sick calls as "a very small matter".
Because of the sick calls, the Los Angeles Police Department has had to take 30 officers off the streets to help move prisoners.
A spokesperson for the carrier indicated that most of the delays and cancellations over the weekend 5-6 August were not due to the overtime issue but to increased sick calls from pilots - a suggestion that has been denied by the pilots' union.
The sick calls are believed to have included threats made to his wife and three children.
Police officer Jim Ward made sick calls to a woman he had helped only months before.
He checks a map of the borough of Kinnelon to pinpoint the location of two homes where sick calls have been requested.
Contract notice: Maintenance of the fire safety system, smoke control system , telephony , coupling and sick calls
Despite the public humiliation of Sachs and his family, the comic described the four sick calls to the Fawlty Towers actor's answerphone as "a very small matter".
The dad of two posed as a teacher or relaxation researcher to make "tens of thousands" of sick calls after picking victims from phone books.
Those personnel will be redeployed to county areas as regular patrols, but if we get call-ins, sick calls or injuries in our city areas, then they'll be used to fill those vacancies,'' Pigott said.
from unofficial and unelected sources to disrupt the company`s operations of the New Year holiday` but sick calls over the weekend were apparently up by 20% compared to normal.
The Purpose Of This Request For Proposal (Rfp) Is To Solicit Offers From Qualified Local Providers To Provide Physical Health Care To Patients In Our San Luis Obispo County Psychiatric Health Facility, (Phf); And To Establish A Twelve (12) Month Contract For Medical Services To Include, But Not Be Limited To, The Following: History And Physical And Sick Calls To Clients Admitted To The Phf.