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Bethesda Public Schools Lice Policy

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Updated on July 19, 2020

Students with viable nits are not permitted to stay in school.

“Students will be checked for head lice by the school nurse when demonstrating symptoms of infestation. Parents of students with live lice or an active infestation will be asked to pick up their child as soon as possible to begin the treatment process. The student may return to school only after the hair has been treated appropriately and the parent presents proof of treatment.” Source Williamson County BOE

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