School and Other Parents
Tell your child's school that your child has lice. The other children
will be checked and treated if needed.
Check with your child’s school. In some school systems the child’s
hair must be free of all eggs before the child may go back to school.
Tell the parents of your child’s friends so they can check their
Teach your child to "Never share what touches the hair". Children
should not let anyone else use their comb, brush, hats, scarves,
pillows, hair accessories or helmets. They should not borrow them
from others either.
Shampoo the hair 2 or 3 times a week.
Talk to your child’s doctor or your local health department if you
have any questions or concerns.
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