League City and Friendswood Area School Lice Policies

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Clear Creek ISD

Students will be sent home from school if live lice are found in their hair. Students will not be sent home if only nits are found. Texas law also states students may return to school after one medicated shampoo or lotion treatment has been given.  When returning to school a head check by the nurse is not required by law. … If treated, students may return to school the same day they were sent home. Mass screenings are not recommended or required.  Source: Clear Creek ISD

Dickenson ISD

The school nurse will determine if a child has head lice and/or nits. If live lice and/or nits are found, the student will be excluded immediately. Before a child can be re-admitted to school they must be checked by the school nurse. Source: Dickinson ISD 

Santa Fe ISD

If careful observation indicates that a student has head lice, the school nurse will contact the student’s parent to have the child picked up from school and to discuss a plan for treatment with an FDA-approved medicated shampoo or cream rinse. … After the student has undergone one treatment, the parent and the student will check in with the school nurse for a follow-up check. The nurse can also offer additional recommendations, including subsequent treatments and how best to get rid of lice and prevent their return. 
Source: Santa Fe Parent Handbook 

Friendswood ISD

“If the student was absent because of a communicable disease, please state the disease. The periods of exclusion for the most common communicable diseases are … Head Lice Have been treated with a lice shampoo” 
Source: Friendswood Student Handbook (Page 18)

From FISD elementary school handbook: “If careful observation indicates that a student has head lice, the school nurse will contact the student’s parent to determine whether the student will need to be picked up from school and to discuss a plan for treatment with an FDA-approved medicated shampoo or cream rinse. … 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.” 
Source: Friendswood Elementary Handbook (Page 44)

LiceDoctors understands how frustrating it can be when your child is not readmitted to school due to head lice. We will send a technician to your home and we guarantee that your child will be clear and ready to attend school the next day. Give us a call in the League City and Friendswood area at 713-966-6116 and we will come to you at your convenience day or night.