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Ellicott City School Lice Policy

Ellicott City School Lice Policy
Updated on 
January 21, 2019

Currently the schools have adopted recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics which state:

“Routine checks of all students for lice is not recommended. Studies have found that they do not decrease the incidence of lice and are not proven to decrease the transmission. The interruptions and loss of class instruction is far more detrimental.”

Source: Northfield Elementary School 

 

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