What you need to know!
What are Head Lice?
  • Small parasite that lives on human blood
  • Like to be next to warm scalp
  • Avoids light
  • Quick little “buggers”
  • By time live lice are noticed you have usually had them for several weeks
  • Not known to spread disease therefore are not considered a medical or public health hazard
  • They do not live on animals
The National Association of School Nurses has great information on head lice. Please on link to view- https://schoolnursenet.nasn.org/HigherLogic/System/DownloadDocumentFile.ashx?DocumentFileKey=6a1638d6-c24d-e100-b2cd-9ae5511dd675&forceDialog=0