HAVE YOU BEEN NOTIFIED ABOUT AN OUTBREAK OF HEAD LICE?
Please know that while Head Lice can be inconvenient, they are not dangerous. They do not spread disease, nor are they a reflection of how clean someone is. And, it is easy to treat at home!
If there is a confirmed case of head lice in your child's classroom, you will receive information from our office on how to screen and what to do if treatment is needed. The links below detail this treatment as well:
Help prevent the spread by reminding your children not to share any items which come into contact with hair: hats, coats, hairbands, brushes and combs, etc.
ABOUT HEAD LICE TREATMENT
Below you will find links to additional information from the University of Vermont Medical Center and from Dr. Lewis First, a pediatrician with the Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen in Burlington. On this episode of First With Kids, Dr. Lewis First discusses treatment and prevention of Head Lice for children and their families.
Read a University of Vermont article on Head Lice basics, treatment and prevention here: