Head Lice is a common occurrence in schools. It is a very annoying and inconvenient problem in households but it is not an indication of disease or unclean homes or individuals. It is extremely important to notify me at school if you find nits or live lice in your child's hair. Together we can work to eradicate the problem.
Below are some helpful websites that may clarify information about head lice and the transmission and treatment of lice.
Head Lice Fact Sheet
Important Information from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
National Association of School Nurses Information Sheet on Lice
21 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Head Lice
Written by a fellow School Nurse with lots of valuable information and common sense answers to questions you may have!
CDC Head Lice Information