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Prevent Spread of Lice and Fear

District lice information needs updating


By Beth Williams, Current Staff

Have you borrowed a comb or brush lately?  Then, you may have a bigger problem than messy hair.

Head lice, small, wingless insects that live on the human scalp, can spread from person-to-person through items that have been in contact with the head of one infested with lice.  If you are concerned, see a school nurse immediately.  The nurse will explain how to exterminate the lice quickly and effectively, and even give you a handout in case you need to continue your treatment at home.

However, might this well-intentioned official handout contain misleading information? Continue reading

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