Head Lice Protocol

Please remember to notify your school nurse if your child has head lice

  • Building will maintain confidentiality

  • Students with live lice OR viable nites may stay in school and will be referred for treatment at the end of the school day

  • Siblings will be inspected and parent notified

  • Treat promptly removing all live lice and viable nits

  • Must be escorted by parent upon return and rechecked by school nurse before returning to classroom

  • School nurse is authorized to require proof of treatment and may exclude as needed

  • ***No more classroom head lice checks

  • ***No more "Head Lice Notification" letters sent home

  • Please be proactive! Perform weekly head checks on your child, encourage pony tails for students with long hair