Let's face it; most people do not know much about head lice and really do not WANT to know much about head lice. After all, lice are not a pleasant topic. However, the reality is that the incidence of head lice is on the rise and lice are very much a part of life today, especially among school-age children.
Stockton School District As follows, the Stockton school district does not have a “no nit” lice Policy which means that children with lice eggs may remain in school. Children with live bugs will be sent home. “The Board of Trustees recognizes that head lice infestations do not pose a health hazard, are not a sign of uncleanliness, and are not responsible for the spread of any disease. The District is committed to maximizing student's academic performance and well being in a healthy and safe environment.
Nobody likes to find head lice in their hair...and that goes double for pre-teens and teenagers who worry about the social stigma. LiceDoctors technician shares how she felt when she was that age and how she helps other young people in similar situations.