Jobs can be good or bad. Some are excellent, others are torture. One thing that both good and bad jobs have in common is that they are all capable of stupid rules that everyone is supposed to abide by.
So you call your boss or text him/her...or email him/her. Or contact him/her however people do that sort of thing these days. You're not coming in to work today, you're sick.
Or are you?
Our friends at Zippia surveyed 2,000 American workers about just that subject: Calling in sick at work...