Lice Procedure

Management of head lice involves a three step process

One: identification and treatment with a special lice shampoo.

  • All cases of head lice infestation should be reported to the school nurse.
  • Parents should check their child for head lice as part of his/her daily hygiene.
  • The school nurse will conduct head lice inspections whenever necessary during the school year.
  • When head lice are detected, a general notice regarding the presence of head lice will go to all homes of the classroom(s) involved.

Two: nits must be removed.

  • Parents/guardians are responsible for the manual removal of lice eggs (nits.)

Three: environmental measures.

  • Parent education and information will be provided as needed.
  • The school nurse will assess for the need to screen other students.
  • The treated student will be checked in one week and periodically by the nurse
  • The nurse will review school environmental factors with appropriate school staff

For Questions:

Ms. Kelly Borgardt RN
School Nurse
708 867-5822  x128

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