Head Lice Prevention
Remind your child not to share hats, scarves, jackets, combs, brushes, barrettes, or other personal items with their friends as these items may transfer head lice. Check your child's head frequently for head lice, particularly if your child is scratching their head. Head lice do not fly or jump.
If head lice are found, treat the infestation. After treatment comb,using a nit comb, out as many nits as possible to help prevent a reinfestation. Clean and vacuum the house thoroughly, wash hats, gloves, scarves, combs and brushes and other personal items in hot water and dry them in the dryer on a hot heat setting, if possible. Notify the school so that a notice stating head lice has been found in the classroom can be sent home. Head lice are a nuisance and take a great deal of work remove, these measures help to prevent the spread. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.