Head Lice

  1. The nurses will provide an educational handout to be sent home with all elementary students at the beginning of each school.
     
  2. The nurses will screen all elementary students when the students are being weighed and measured. Older students (PMS & PHS) will be screened at the request of the student/parent and the discretion of the nurse.
     
  3. The nurses will notify parents/guardians when lice are discovered and provide education for treatment options.
     
  4. The nurses will monitor the student for improvement.
     
  5. The nurses will give the teachers recommendations to prevent the spread of lice in the classroom.