header-logotype
7AM - MIDNIGHT | 7/365
BOOK NOW

Galveston School Head Lice Policy

Galveston School Head Lice Policy
Updated on 
May 23, 2019

Schools in the Galveston area work with parents to get children back to the classroom quickly, sometimes as soon as a single treatment has been implemented.

GALVESTON ISD

Head Lice (All Grade Levels) Head lice, although not an illness or a disease, is very common among children and is spread very easily through head-to-head contact during play, sports, or nap time and when children share things like brushes, combs, hats, and headphones. If careful observation indicates that a student has head lice, the school nurse will contact the student’s parent to determine whether the child will need to be picked up from school and to discuss a plan for treatment with an FDA approved medicated shampoo or cream rinse that may be purchased from any drug or grocery store. After the student has undergone one treatment, the parent should check in with the school nurse to discuss the treatment used. The nurse can also offer additional recommendations, including subsequent treatments and how best to get rid of lice and prevent their return. More information on head lice can be obtained from the TDSHS website at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/schoolhealth/lice.shtm.

Source: Galveston ISD Student Handbook

If you should receive the dreaded note from school that head lice has been found in your child‘s classroom, or seemingly worse, that it‘s your child who has lice, for many this is a source of stress and anxiety. But it doesn‘t have to be. LiceDoctors is available day and night to relieve the burden, treat the lice, and give you confidence to send your child back to school. Call 713-966-6116 today for peace of mind and to quickly get back to a lice-free life.

We provide a friendly in-home lice removal service

Book your appointment today

RECOMMENDED POSTS

Buckhead and Brookhaven School Head Lice Policies
Updated on 
October 27, 2020

Buckhead and Brookhaven School Head Lice Policies

While it appears that neither Buckhead or Brookhaven hold to strict "no nit" policies it is always a good plan to check with your child's school for particulars.

Read more
Redondo Beach and Rancho Palos Verdes School Head Lice Policies
Updated on 
November 6, 2020

Redondo Beach and Rancho Palos Verdes School Head Lice Policies

Schools in Redondo Beach and Rancho Palos Verdes do NOT adhere to strict "no nit" policies for head lice, but they do differ in how they manage active cases of head lice.

Read more
South New Jersey School Lice Policy
Updated on 
October 27, 2020

South New Jersey School Lice Policy

Atlantic County schools have a "no nit" policy which means students will not be admitted to school unto all lice eggs have been removed from the hair. " If a student is found to have head lice or nits, he/she will be sent home to be treated."

Read more
Cart
0