Dealing With Head Lice - Procedures
The school will observe the following procedures regarding head lice:
- Guardians are required to notify the school nurse if they suspect their child has head lice.
- The school will provide written instructions to the guardian regarding appropriate treatment for the infestation.
- A student diagnosed with head lice will be permitted to return to school after treatment is completed. The student will be re-checked by the school nurse upon return to school. Proof of treatment may be requested from the guardian.
- Notes from doctors indicating successful treatment has occurred will be sufficient to permit students to return to school, along with the school nurse’s verification that the child can return to school.